Chick Pea and Mint Rice (Healthy Heart & Low Cholesterol Recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

Chick Pea and Mint Rice (Healthy Heart & Low Cholesterol Recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

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An all-rounder that contains ingredients from four cereal groups -- cereals, pulses, veggies and oil, the chickpea and mint rice is a satiating one-dish meal. The brown rice and mixed veggies used in this delicious preparation provide not just nutrients but also lots of fibre, to keep cholesterol levels in check. All you need is to serve this quick and easy rice with a bowl of calcium-rich low-fat curds to make a balanced and complete meal.




Recipe Description for Chick Pea and Mint Rice

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
2 cups soaked and cooked brown rice
1 tsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
1/2 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (french beans , carrots and green peas)
salt to taste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp lemon juice

For Serving
low-fat curds

Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, onions and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame till the onions turn brown.
  2. Add the brown rice, kabuli chana, mixed vegetables and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the green chilli paste, mint leaves and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute.
  4. Serve hot with low-fat curds.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook

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