Beans Pulav

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup - beans (boiled)
  • 1 tbsp - broken cashews
  • 1 tbsp - soft raisins (small)
  • 4 - green chillies (slit)
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 - onions (cut into strips)
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3-4 - pinches of hing
  • 2 - cloves
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 2 - cardamoms
  • 1" stick - cinnamon
  • 4-5 - black peppers
  • 3 tbsp - ghee or oil
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • lemon to taste

How to Make Beans Pulav

  • Wash and soak the rice in salted water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions crisp. Drain and keep the onions aside.
  • Fry the cashews light brown, drain and keep aside.
  • Add cumin seeds to the remaining oil and allow them to splutter.
  • Add the cloves, bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon, peppers and hing and stir.
  • Add green chillies and the drained rice and stir gently. Add the raisins.
  • Add 6 cups of water and bring to boil. Cover and let it simmer until three-fourth done. Add more water if required.
  • Add the beans, fried cashew, onions (save some for garnishing) and garam masala.
  • Add salt and lemon to taste.
  • Stir gently with a spatula. Cover and cook until the water evaporates.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and some fried onions.
  • Serve hot with kadhi or a spicy curry.

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