Friday, March 24, 2017

Varagu Arisi Pulav / Millet Pulav

Healthy and fiber rich Pulav especially for Diabetes and Weight Watchers

Ingredients
Part 1 
  • Varagu Arisi - 1 cup
Wash and soak varagu arisi for an hour


Part 2 - Seasoning and Saute
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Bayleaf - 1
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Cinnamon stick - small piece
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Garlic - 6 nos
  • Green Chilly - 3 nos
  • Grind ginger, garlic and green chillies to a coarse paste
Part 3 - Vegetables
  • Onion - 1 finely chopped
  • Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup (potato, carrot, beans and peas)
  • Pulav Masala - 2 teaspoon
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander and Mint Leaves - little
  • Lemon Juice - 1 teaspoon
Method
  • Heat oil in a cooker
  • Season with bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamom
  • Saute ginger, garlic and green chilly paste till the raw smell goes
  • Fry onions till it gets soft
  • Add vegetables and swirl it once
  • Add soaked and drained varagu rice
  • Put Pulav Masala and salt
  • Pour water and add pudina / coriander leaves
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles
  • Once done squeeze lemon and mix well
  • Serve with Raitha