Green Peas and Mint Pulao
by Tarla Dalal
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A thoughtful blend of minimal but well-matched ingredients like mint, peas and brown rice together with flavour boosters like green chillies, onions and garlic, results in a delectable Green Peas and Mint Pulao that throws you into a tizzy. Brown rice and green peas are rich in fibre, which binds and removes cholesterol from our body, while coriander and mint leaves bring in vitamins C and A that fight free radicals. Indeed this low cholesterol, heart-friendly Green Peas and Mint Pulao is a must-try for everybody, as it is healthy and light yet satiating.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the green chillies, green peas, coriander, mint leaves and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the salt and brown rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately with low-fat curds.
- To make 3 cups of cooked brown rice, boil enough water in a deep pan, add the salt, 1 tsp of oil and 1 cup of soaked and drained brown rice and cook till the rice is 85% cooked. Drain completely and use as required.
Nutrient values per serving
|Energy|| 222 kcal|
|Protein|| 7.5 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 30.3 gm|
|Fat|| 3.5 gm|
|Cholesterol|| 0 mg|
|Fibre|| 3.7 gm|
|Vitamin C|| 11.7 gm|
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