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:

  1. really delicious and healthy dish.. nice color

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  2. Tempting dish...Thanks for sharing...

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  3. delicious and healthy rice, great

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  10. VEry delicious and flavor filled rice.

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  11. Rice looks delicious and healthy

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  12. The rice looks very nice Priya.. healthy too .

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  13. different try..looks very delicious..

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

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  15. Very delicious and healthy dish Priya, looks so good.

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

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

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

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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!

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  21. Healthy and delicious rice! Beautiful color!!

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  22. Tempting . I will do it with kabul chenna

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

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  24. 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.

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  25. Adore sprouts and this looks really delicious!!

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

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  27. healthy rice Priya !
    Liked your variations here ..

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

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  29. 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!

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  30. rice is looking delicious priya...and colourful

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

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  32. Lovely rice.. Looks yummy..

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

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  34. 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.

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  35. 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.

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