Green gram biryani | Pachai payaru biryani | Pasi payaru biryani [Easy lunch box recipe]


Green gram biryani


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Take with: Kurma, raita,pachadi | Type: Lunch

Ingredients

  • Green gram [pachai payaru, matki dal] – ½ cup
  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Tomato– 1 [chopped]
  • Onion – 1 [sliced]
  • Carrot – 1 [peeled & cut into cubes]
  • Potato – 1 [peeled & cut into cubes]
  • French beans – ¼ cup [chopped]
  • Ginger & garlic – 1 tbsp [finely chopped, mashed]
  • Green chilli – 1 [slit]
  • Mint leaves – 5 springs
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick - 1
  • Green Cardamom - 2
  • Cloves - 3
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Bay leaves - 1
  • Cashew nuts – 5 [ghee roasted]
  • Curd – 1 tbsp
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Lemon juice – ½ tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Butter or ghee – 1 tbsp

Preparation Method

  • Wash & soak basmati rice for ½ an hour. Dry roast green gram, Wash & soak for 3 hours.
  • Heat pressure cooker with oil & butter. Add green cardamom, fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, & bay leaves, sauté. Then add onion sauté till light brown then add ginger & garlic.
  • Add green chilli, potato, carrot, green gram, mint leaves & french beans, sauté well. Add tomato sauté.
  • Then add red chilli powder & garam masala powder sauté.
  • Then add water, salt & 2 tbsp curd mix well, & let it boil.
  • When boiling add basmati rice, mint leaves, cover it & cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Sprinkle mint leaves, lemon juice gently mix then serve hot with any raita.

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