Chick Pea and Mint Rice


by
Chick Pea and Mint Rice, an all-in-one satiating delicacy made with ingredients from 4 food groups cereals (rice), pulses (chick peas), vegetables and oil. All it needs is a calcium rich bowl of low fat curds to make a complete meal.


4/5 stars  100% LIKED IT
2 REVIEWS ALL GOOD
Added to 258 cookbooks
This recipe has been viewed 20893 times
  

An all-rounder that contains ingredients from four cereal groups – cereals, pulses, veggies and oil, the chickpea and mint rice is a satiating one-dish meal. The brown rice and mixed veggies used in this delicious preparation provide not just nutrients but also lots of fibre, to keep cholesterol levels in check. All you need is to serve this quick and easy rice with a bowl of calcium-rich low-fat curds to make a balanced and complete meal.

Add your private note

Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings


Ingredients

1/2 cup boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
2 cups soaked and cooked brown rice
1 tsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
1/2 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrots and green peas)
salt to taste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp lemon juice

For Serving
low-fat curds

Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, onions and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame till the onions turn brown.
  2. Add the brown rice, kabuli chana, mixed vegetables and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the green chilli paste, mint leaves and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute.
  4. Serve hot with low-fat curds.
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatFibreIron
150 calories 4.3 gm 27.8 gm 2.5 gm 1.2 gm 2.6 mg
RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook
2 reviews received for Chick Pea and Mint Rice
2 FAVOURABLE REVIEWS

The most Helpful Favourable review

 Reviewed By
n_katiraNovember 28, 2013

An all-in-one brown rice delicacy. I sprouted the chick peas for enhanced protein.

See other 5 star, 4 star, 3 star reviews.
See more favourable reviews...

No critical reviews posted for this recipe
Helpful reviews for this recipe
Reviewed April 07, 2011by starr22

The chick peas did not add to the flavor. The rice by itself otherwise was very tasty

Was this review helpful?   


Report this Reported by 1 member
Reviewed November 28, 2013by n_katira

An all-in-one brown rice delicacy. I sprouted the chick peas for enhanced protein.

Was this review helpful?   


Report this Reported by 1 member
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Mouth-Watering Smoothies for the Whole Family

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email