Green gram Coriander Pulao

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Total Time:
50 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cup - Basmati rice
  • 1 cup - green grams (soaked overnight)
  • 1 - onion (big and chopped)
  • 2 - green chillies (slit opened)
  • 2 - whole spices (bay leaves, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon)
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup - yoghurt
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • To grind:
  • 1 cup - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder

How to Make Green gram Coriander Pulao

  • Grind all the mentioned ingredients into a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Soak Basmati rice with yoghurt and two cups of water, for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, fry the whole spices until they turn brown.
  • Add chopped onions, green chillies, ginger garlic paste and saute.
  • Add green grams, salt, grounded masala and cook everything on medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the soaked yoghurt-water from the rice and add it to the cooking vegetables.
  • Close the cooker with the lid and let it boil.
  • Add the soaked rice and stir. Close the lid and put the weight and cook up to 3 whistles.
  • Serve warm with onion raita.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes

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