SPLIT GREEN GRAM RICE

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Ingredients:

Rice                                         -        2/3 cup

Split green gram with skin         -        1/3 cup

Water                                      -        3½ cups

Turmeric  powder                   -        1/8 teaspoon

Salt                                         -        to taste

Garlic                                      -        5 Cloves

Mustard Seeds                        -        1/4 teaspoon

 Cumin seeds                          -        1/2 teaspoon

Curry Leaves                          -        1 spring

Red chilly powder                  -        1/2 teaspoon

Coconut oil                          -        1 tablespoon

Method

Take 2/3 cup rice and 1/3 cup Split green gram in a bowl.


Wash them in water for 3-4 times.


Drain and transfer them to pressure cooker (3-5 liter capacity). Add turmeric powder, 1-tespoon of oil, 3½-cups water and salt. 

Close the lid of pressure cooker and cook for 4 whistles (1st whistle on high flame and remaining 3 whistles on medium flame).


Turn off the flame and let the steam pressure comes down naturally. It will take around 8-10 minutes. 

Heat 1-tablespoon oil in a small tempering pan. When oil is medium hot, add mustard seeds. When they start to pop, add cumin seeds, chopped garlic cloves and curry leaves. When garlic starts to turn light brown, turn off the flame.

Pour tempering  over cooked riceand mix with a spoon.

 

Split green gram rice is now ready to serve with papad.

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