Sunday, October 26, 2014

Vegatable Dal Pulav

 Hi
For the day 3, here is a perfect healthy wholesome one meal dish for a perfect lunch box for kids. It has all the goodness of the legumes and vegetables and the flavour and texture of pulav.Try this and your kid will surely ask for more. This pulav is a little different from the usual pulav varieties as it has green gram dal in it. If you think this will be like kichadi., try it out , it certainly is differnt in taste and flavour and texture too
INGREDIENTS
Green Gram Dal
1/2 cup
Rice
1 ½ cup
Cloves
2
Cinnamon
1” stick
Asafoetida
1/4tsp
Garam Masala
1tsp
Ginger
Few small bits
Beans
5-6
Carrot
1
Green Peas
¼ cup
Salt
To taste
Turmeric Powder
1/4tsp
Green chillies
2
Ghee
2 tbsp

PREPARATION
Heat ghee in a pressure pan
Add cinnamon, cloves, asafoetida, ginger and saute for 1 minute
Now add the vegetables and continue to saute for 1 minute in a low flame
Add rice and dal and add 3 ½ cups of water
Add the necessary salt, garam masala and turmeric powder,mix well and pressure cook it for 3 whistles
Once the pressure is released, mix well and pack it in the lunch box with onion raita