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Pachai Payaru (Green Gram) Rice

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Pachai Payaru (Green Gram)

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

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.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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