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Friday, April 20, 2012

Green gram & Corn pulav

Green gram is one of the lentils that I sprout almost every week. It is very easy to sprout and highly nutritious too. This afternoon, for lunch, I paired sprouted green gram with sweet corn to make a delicately spiced and fragrant pulav.
 
What you need:
Rice - 1 cup
Sprouted green gram/green moong - 1 cup
Corn kernels - 1 cup
Ginger - a one inch piece
Green chilli - 1 (adjust to taste)
Onion - 1, chopped fine
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Corriander/Cilantro - 2 tbsp, chopped
Butter/ghee - 1 tbsp

Grind the ginger and green chilli to a coarse paste or crush it using a pestle.
Heat butter in a pressure cooker. Add the ginger-chilli paste to it and saute for a minute on a low flame. Add the chopped onions and saute until pink.  Add the sprouted gram, corn, rice, garam masala and salt. Stir to mix well. Add 2 cups of water and cook until one whistle.
When the steam settles down, fluff with a fork and garnish with finely chopped corriander.

Enjoy!

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9 comments:

Srivalli said...

Picture has come out so well Jay..nice one pot meal!

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said...

love the addition of sprouts!

Priya said...

Nutritious and super inviting pulao,looks wholesome.

Chef Mireille said...

never sprouted myself...would be interested to learn how to sprout!

Usha said...

That is one protein packed pulav!

The Pumpkin Farm said...

interesting combinations of flavors

PJ said...

I too love sprouted green gram. Nice rice recipe..

Krithi said...

Simple and super healthy recipe!!
Krithi's Kitchen - Serve It - Pressure Cooked/Slow Cooked

Preeti Garg said...

very interesting corn pulav