Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sprouted Kala Channa & Kasuri Methi Rice

After a long hesitation, this weekend i soaked black channa for making some sprouts...Successfully i sprouted half a kg of kala channa beans and pressure cooked for making some curries..After enjoying delicious channa masala with those sprouted kala channa, finally i prepared this simple, delicious and easy breezy rice for our today's lunch..This healthy rice need very less time to get ready but its really very nutritious as well as delicious goes prefectly for lunch box menu..Kasuri methi in this sprouted channa rice turned out this rice more prefect and none will find out the presence of kasuri methi in this rice until u reveal the secret ingredient..Best and better way to add bitterness to our daily menu as they are very healthy for our health..Am damn sure this healthy rice gonna be a keeper and am gonna prepare this sort of rice with some variations often, finally i got some better way to finish my huge bottle of kasuri methi sitting since a long in my pantry..

Sprouted Kala Channa & Kasuri Methi Rice

1cup Sprouted kala channa (pressure cooked)
2cups Cooked basmati rice
3tbsp Kasuri methi
1no Onion (chopped)
3nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/2tsp Pepper powder
1/2tsp Cumin powder
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
2nos Whole spices (Bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon sticks)
Salt
Oil
Few curry leaves

Heat enough oil, fry the whole spices until they turns brown, add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turns transculent and the raw smell goes away..now add the pressure cooked sprouted kala channa,slit opened green chillies and curry leaves, saute for few minutes..finally add the garam masala powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, kasuri methi and cumin powder with salt, fry for few minutes, add a half cup of water bring everything to boil and cook until the water gets evaporates..

Now add the cooked rice to the cooking veggies, toss everything gently until the rice get well mixed...Enjoy this delicious rice with papads or boiled eggs...

40 comments:

PranisKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

really delicious and healthy dish.. nice color

GEETHA ACHAL said... Reply To This Comment

Tempting dish...Thanks for sharing...

Krishnaveni said... Reply To This Comment

delicious and healthy rice, great

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

This one is amazing !!! Love kasoori methi and wow addition of chana sounds amazing !!!

Mythreyi Dilip said... Reply To This Comment

Protein packed rice with aromatic kasuri methi, i luv the platter dear:)

Rach said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so delicious :)

Guna's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

luks delicious and very healthy

Rahin said... Reply To This Comment

never thought of this combination , chanas n kasuri methi with rice , gotta try this one, looks delicious !

RV said... Reply To This Comment

Love sprouted channa.. Rice looks fluffy and delicious..

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and healthy rice recipe..Love it !!!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious rice Priya. Sprouted kala chana is good one.

Kiran said... Reply To This Comment

VEry delicious and flavor filled rice.

Trupti said... Reply To This Comment

Rice looks delicious and healthy

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

The rice looks very nice Priya.. healthy too .

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

different try..looks very delicious..

Madhuri said... Reply To This Comment

wow... kala channa n methi... nice combo

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious and healthy dish Priya, looks so good.

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

My, that looks fabulous! I love the combo of black chana and fenugreek. Rice always makes me drool and this one is no exception.

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Like the combo,very healthy also...tempting rice.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

WOW, looks at that tempting rice!!! I'm coming over to ur place dear! :D

Ruchikacooks said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy rice Priyakka!

Chetana Suvarna Ganatra said... Reply To This Comment

So thr is a chana wave in ur household...it happened to me last weekwith mungbeans...i sprouted a handful, made dal, stir fry n went on till it bored me out.
Like dis chana & methi rice...good combo.

Sanjana said... Reply To This Comment

What an awesome way of incorporating kasuri methi into our diets. I'm never quite sure which dishes to add it to, and I'd certainly never have thought of adding it to rice. Brilliant idea, Priya!

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious rice! Beautiful color!!

shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Tempting . I will do it with kabul chenna

momgateway said... Reply To This Comment

I'm learning to cook Indian food and loving it...

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

Till now i hav enot sprouted anything, love rice like this, for me i dont need anything other than this for having a delcious meal.

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

Adore sprouts and this looks really delicious!!

Pavithra said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy and healthy rice.. looks soo delicious and this is unique combo...

Kanchan said... Reply To This Comment

healthy rice Priya !
Liked your variations here ..

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

thats a very healthy dish. the addition of sprouts makes it perfect for any meal.

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

flavourful & yummy rice

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

yumm and quick to make too..

sweetartichoke said... Reply To This Comment

How much I would love to have this delicious-looking dish for my lunch! :-) sprouted chana dal are so good and healthy, combining them with kasoori methi is a great mix!

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

rice is looking delicious priya...and colourful

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

I do add kasuri methi in my regular cooking....rice looks yummy..evenI make similar one

Nitha said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely rice.. Looks yummy..

lissie said... Reply To This Comment

I know that rice would have tasted really delicious...!

Kiran said... Reply To This Comment

Dear Priya,

Tried this rice dish and posted it under tried and tasted in my blog.Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe with us.

Sathya Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Oh i did it today and it was so awesome with all the flavours and smell.waiting to eat it for lunch .Wonderful recipe akka.