Spicy Sprouts Pulao
by Tarla Dalal
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A spicy rice delicacy, which makes a perfect main course on days when you find yourself a bit too busy to cook anything elaborate.
All you have to do is temper the brown rice and sprouts with just a spoonful of oil, and let them pressure cook together while you complete other chores.
The whole spices give this Spicy Sprouts Pulao a fantastic aroma and flavour, which makes it unnecessary to prepare an elaborate accompaniment.
Just a cup of chilled, low-fat raita is enough to round off this tasty one-pot meal. Moreover, sprouts are easier to digest and give you abundant calcium, iron and fibre, making this a really wholesome meal too.
- Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the bayleaf, clove, cinnamon and cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the ginger-green chilli paste and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the brown rice and mixed sprouts and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, salt and 1 cup of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
|Energy|| 141 kcal|
|Protein|| 4.4 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 25.6 gm|
|Fat|| 2.2 gm|
|Fibre|| 3.4 gm|
|Calcium|| 37.2 mg|
|Iron|| 1.1 mg|
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