Pulav and khichdi are easy to prepare, complete one-dish meals. Addition of green gram and various vegetables makes it nutritious and tasty. The spices add more medicinal value to the preparation. Pulav will be relatively dry preparation and adding more water while cooking makes it khichdi. Lets learn recipe of WHOLE CEREAL VEGETABLE PULAV and hope you all will try at home and comment about taste.
Ingredients of WHOLE CEREAL VEGETABLE PULAV
|Dalia (broken wheat or bulgur wheat)||1/2 cup|
|Green gram split or sprouted whole gram||1/2 cup|
|Cauliﬂower ﬂorets/chopped carrots or|
any other vegetables or green leaves
|Green chili/ pepper||as per taste|
|Grated ginger||1/2 tablespoon|
|Chopped onion||1 small|
|Ripe tomato||1 medium sized chopped|
|Cumin seeds||1 teaspoon|
|Carom seed||1 teaspoon|
|Ghee/ oil||1 tablespoon|
|Salt||to your taste|
Total quantity: 2 cups (1 serving)
Method of preparation of pulav
In a bowl add dalia and green gram and wash well, then soak them in 2 cups of water for 10 to 15 minutes. Chop the vegetables, keep them aside. In a pressure cooker heat the ghee/ oil, add cumin seeds, carom seeds and asafoetida and fry them for 1 minute or until they become light brown & add onion, garlic and sauté .
Now add soaked dalia and green gram, salt turmeric powder, pepper, cut vegetables and 2½ cups of water, mix well. Close the lid of the cooker and cook on medium heat. If you want to make khichdi then add 3½ cups of water.