Pachai Payaru (Green Gram) Rice Recipe

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Pachai Payaru (Green Gram)

Ingredients:
Pachai Payaru (Green Gram) – 1/2 cup
Raw Rice – 1/2 cup
Onions – 2, finely chopped
Tomatoes – 2, finely chopped
Green Chillies – 2, finely chopped
Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Cashewnuts – 8 to 10, fried in little ghee
Cinnamon – a small piece
Clove – 1
Ghee as required
Oil as required
Salt as per taste

Method:
1. Wash the green gram and rice well.
2. Soak them in 2 cups of water for 2 hours.
3. Heat oil and ghee in a pressure pan.
4. Fry the cinnamon and clove for 30 seconds.
5. Add the tomatoes, onions and green chillies.
6. Stir-fry for a minute or two.
7. Add salt, coriander leaves and stir well.
8. Add the rice and green gram along with the water.
9. Pressure cook without weight for 5 minutes and cook with the weight for another 5 to 10 minutes over low flame.
10. Remove from flame.
11. Add pepper powder, cumin powder, cashewnuts and 1 tsp ghee.
12. Mix well and serve with side dish of choice.

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2 thoughts on “Jackfruit Jam

  1. Praveen Kumar said on August 29, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Hi,
    Yes, you can def make your own ghee from butter.

    As as substitute for Jaggery, you can use Dark Brown Sugar or Muscovado Sugar or Mexican Piloncillo.

  2. Patricia Green said on August 28, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    I live in Mexico is piloncillo or mascabado sugar a good substitute for jaggery? Can I make my own ghee from butter? Thanks

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