Vaal Pulao | Lima Beans Pulao
A healthy, tasty and nutty flavoured pulao
Lima beans, Vaal, Field beans, Tasty, nutty floavoured, kadve vaal, Konkan, Gujarat, Maharashtra
Soaking and sprouting
1 Cup Basmati Rice (soaked for 2 hours)
¾ cup Sprouted Vaal
1½ cups water
salt to taste
Grind to a paste:
I medium onion quartered
½” Piece of Ginger
2 Cloves Garlic
2 Green Chillies
2 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander
¼ cup fresh grated coconut
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp oil
½ tsp Fennel seeds (Saunf)
2 Bay leaves
Drain the soaked Basmati rice.
Grind the ingredients for the paste to a smooth consistency adding just enough water.
Heat 1 tsp oil, roast the Bay leaf and add the rice and sauté till the grains are separate and dry.
Remove from the pan and keep aside.
In the same pan, heat 1 tsp oil and add fennel seeds.
Roast till they leave a nice aroma.
Add sprouted beans and sauté for a while.
Add ground paste and sauté further till the paste becomes dry.
Add sautéed rice and salt
Mix everything well. Add water.
Cover and cook on a slow flame till the grains are cooked and separate.
Serve with Raita and Salad.
You can use any other sprouts for this recipe.
You can cook the rice and dal mixtures separately and mix together for a variation.
Dairy Free Gluten Free Recipes by Rama Ganapathy