Black-eyed beans savoury rice

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups - long grain rice - washed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cup - black eyed beans, soaked overnight
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 1 - tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - sambhar masala
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 stalk - curry leaves
  • 2 whole - red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp each - cumin seeds, mustard seeds, urad dal
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • salt

How to Make Black-eyed beans savoury rice

  • Pressure cook black-eyed beans till they are tender. Drain it and keep it aside.
  • Boil the rice till each grain is separate.
  • Drain and let it cool. Keep it aside.
  • In a heavy sauce pan, heat oil and add seeds and urad dal.
  • Allow it to splutter, then add curry leaves, whole chilli and stir.
  • Add onions and cook till it is light pink in colour and tender.
  • Add all masalas, beans, salt, lemon juice, tomatoes and stir.
  • Add rice and stir it gently with a spatula, till the gravy coats the rice evenly.
  • Cover and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes till it is hot.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander.
  • Serve it hot.