Healthy Pachai Payaru Sadham Recipe | Green Moong Dal Rice Recipe


Ingredients :

1. Green Moong Dal / Pachai Payaru – 2 cups (soaked for at least 3-4 hrs)

2. Raw Rice – 3 cups (soaked for at least 1 hr)

3. Carrot – 1 cup

4. Onion / Vengayam – 1 cup

5. Green Onion / Vengayathaal / Vengaya thal – 4 chopped

6. Green Chili / Pachai Milagai – 4

7. Grated Coconut / Thuruviya Thengai – 1/2 cup

8. Ginger and Garlic / Inji and Poondu

9. Cashew nuts / Munthiri Paruppu

10. Peanuts / Nila Kadala

11. Dried Red Chili / Kaaintha Milagai – 4/5

12. Cumin Seeds / Seerakam

13. Mustard / Kaduku

14. Aniseeds / Sombu

15. Turmeric Powder / Manjal Thool

16. Coriander Powder / Dhania Thool

17. Sambar Powder

18. Salt

19. Oil / Yennai

20. Ghee

Method :

1. Take a pressure cooker, add oil and ghee, heat it, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and aniseed’s, let it splutter

2. Then add all the ingredients one by one like cashew nuts, peanuts, green chili’s, ginger, garlic, dried red chili’s, sambar powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, saute them well

3. After sauteing the above ingredients add onions, saute it well for 2 minutes, then add green onions, carrots, and grated coconut, saute it well for few minutes

4. Now add soaked green moong dal (by draining the water), mix and saute the ingredients

5. Then add the soaked rice, asafetida (optional), salt and required amount of water, close the lid of the pressure cooker, and wait for 4/5 whistles, serve in serving bowl / plate, garnish with coriander leaves, and the recipe is ready

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