Rice with spring onions Vengaya thal saadam

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 bunch - spring onions (around 8 of them with greens)
  • 1.5 cup - sambar onions (scallions)
  • 1.75 cup - rice (basmati preferably)
  • 3-4 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp - ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • 1 tbsp - oil/ghee

How to Make Rice with spring onions Vengaya thal saadam

  • Cook rice. Each grain should be separate.
  • Peel shallots and halve them.
  • Chop spring onions and separate whites and greens.
  • Heat the oil. Add mustard.
  • Once it starts popping, add cumin.
  • Saute for a few seconds and add chopped green chillies and ginger.
  • Add halved shallots and sliced spring onion whites.
  • Saute till translucent.
  • Add spring onion greens and salt.
  • Saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add rice. Mix well and serve.
  • Recipe courtesy: foodiliciousnan