Green Gram Pulao

Green gram / moong bean is a healthy choice to make a wholesome meal.
  1. Basmati rice long-1 cup
  2. Green Gram- ½ cup
  3. Oil/ghee-2 tbsp
  4. Onion thinly sliced-1
  5. Ginger garlic crushed-1 tsp
  6. Lemon juice-1 tbsp
  7. Garam masala powder-1 tbsp
  8. Pepper powder-1tsp
  9. Cumin powder- ¼ tsp
  10. Salt-to taste
  11. Curry leaves-1 spring
  12. Coriander leaves chopped / spring onion-1tbsp
  13. Boiling water- 1 3/4 cup)
  • Soak green gram in water for at least 3 hours.
  • Drain it and pressure cook with ¼ cup of water and little salt for one whistle in medium-high flame.
  • Open the lid after completely releases its pressure. (dried out the excess water; if any).
  • Keep it aside.
  • Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain it.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and sauté onions until transparent.
  • Add ginger garlic crushed and sauté for few seconds.
  • Make the flame to very low and add curry leaves, cumin powder, pepper powder and garam masala.
  • Add drained rice in to the pan and sauté for a minute.
  • Add lemon juice, salt, cooked green gram and boiling water in to it.
  • Mix well and cover pressure cooks it for 1 whistle on medium flame and open the lid after 20 minutes. Give a gentle mix and serve hot with pickle or raitha.
Green Gram Pulao Green Gram Pulao Reviewed by Fejna Em on 20:05 Rating: 5

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