Lilva Rice Video by Tarla Dalal

Lilva Rice Video by Tarla Dalal

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Lilva Rice Video by Tarla Dalal. Green field beans, long-grained rice and fresh green herbs, cooked in an earthen pot… the experience is truly heavenly! lilva or fresh vaal is available only during a season that lasts three to four months, so make the most of it while it lasts.


Recipe Description for Lilva Rice ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Makes 6 servings
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1 cup surti vaal
1 1/2 cups rice (chawal) , washed and drained
2 tbsp ghee
2 sticks cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using 1 Tbsp Of Water)
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
4 green chillies
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh green garlic (hara lehsun) , optional

For Serving

  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the cinnamon and cloves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the rice, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the vaal, prepared paste, salt and 4 cups of warm water and mix gently. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot with kadhi.

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