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Fenugreek Leaves and Green Gram Pulav | Healthy Lunch Box recipe

Yet another pulav recipe which is more like a biriyani but not over-powering of spices.

Fenugreek Leaves and Green gram Pulav

Fenugreek Leaves and Green gram Pulav

Serves: 2

Ingredients: (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)

  • Basmati Rice – 1 1/4 cups (soak for 20-30 mins)
  • Fenugreek Leaves – 2 cups (Loosely Packed)
  • Green gram – 1/2 cup (Soak overnight)
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Green cardamom – 1
  • Cinnamon – 1″pc
  • Clove – 2
  • Maze – 1
  • Green chilly – 1
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste

Masala mixture:

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Coriander powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Yogurt – 2 tbsp

Get Started:

  • Heat ghee in a pan and add bay leaf, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, maze and saute in low flame for few seconds.
  • Add fenugreek leaves, soaked green gram, masala paste, green chilly and cook in medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add soaked rice, 3 1/2 cups water, salt and mix well.
  • Let it come to a brisk boil.
  • Cook it covered in low flame for 20 mins or till the rice is completely cooked.
  • Once cooked, mix gently and serve.

Healthy and tasty Pulav is ready! Enjoy it with any raitha.

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