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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Green Gram, Carrot & Potato Pulao| MW Papad! Lunch Box Recipes!

When Vardhini asked me decide on ingredients to host Dish it out, I was thinking a lot and then when I prepared this for the lunch box, thought of choosing the same ingredients for the event. Here you go with my entry for the event Dish it out by Vardhini guest hosted here @ Sara's Corner.

Green Gram/Pacha Payaru - 1 cup
Carrot - 1no
Potato - 1no
Onion -1 no
Oil - 4 tspns
Ghee (Optional)
Jeera - 1/2 tspn
Rice -2 cups
Pav Bhaji Masala - 1/2 tspn

To grind
Fresh Coriander leaves - 1 cup
Pudina/Mint  leaves- 1 cup
Green Chilli - 2nos
Garlic  - 2 cloves
Ginger - 1" piece
Onion - 1 small
Spices - cinamon, cardamom, cloves 1 each.
Preparation Method
Soak green gram overnite or for 2 hours in warm water.
Wash and cut veggies into 2 inch pieces.
Grind the ingredients above "to grind" to fine paste.
In a pressure cooker, heat oil, add jeera, chopped onion, a pinch of salt and saute till its brown.
Now add the vegetables, a pinch of salt, a pinch of tumeric powder and saute.
Add the ground paste and cook for few minutes.
Add the rice and mix.
Add 4 cups of water. Check for salt.
Add pav bhaji masala.
MIx and pressure cook for 4 whistles and off the stove.

When pressure is up, mix and pack it to your lunchbox.

Microwave Papad

Take 1 papad and keep in MW for 25 to 30 secs depending on MW in medium.
MW Papad is ready to enjoy.

Serve with MW Papad or Tomato Raitha.

Notes - You can also add spices while seasoning.

This recipe is also going to Showcase your Lunchbox Event by Divya and Serve it Pressure Cooked Event by Krithi and Denny.


Reshmi on April 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM said...

very healthy lunch box idea.. :).. looks yum

Aruna Manikandan on April 10, 2012 at 8:19 PM said...

Healthy and delicious combo sara :)

hotpotcooking on April 10, 2012 at 8:20 PM said...

Nice idea for lunch boxes.

divyagcp on April 10, 2012 at 8:24 PM said...

Very colorful and healthy dish. Looks delicious too. Thanks for linking it to the event. I would really appreciate if you would include the logo of the event too.. :) Thanks.

divyagcp on April 10, 2012 at 8:24 PM said...
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Nalini's Kitchen on April 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM said...

Pulao looks so colorful and delicious...

Hema on April 10, 2012 at 10:22 PM said...

Nice combo, yummy one pot meal with all the protein and veggies..

Tina on April 10, 2012 at 11:00 PM said...

Delicious pulav...

Swathi on April 10, 2012 at 11:34 PM said...

Delicious pulav, as you mentioned good addition to lunch box.

Priya Suresh on April 11, 2012 at 12:33 AM said...

Wat a healthy and super satisfying pulav..

lubnakarim06 on April 11, 2012 at 12:23 PM said...

One of simple to make, healthy and yum lunch box recipe...

Jeyashris Kitchen on April 11, 2012 at 12:59 PM said...

Very healthy and yummy lunch box idea.

Unknown on April 12, 2012 at 10:32 AM said...

First time here!
Lovely blog.
Good combo.Happy to follow you
Check out my blog when you are free

Indian Khana on April 12, 2012 at 11:09 AM said...

Looks yum ...always love this

Raks on April 12, 2012 at 12:27 PM said...

Recipe sounds with awesome combination! Love the pictures...

Seema on April 12, 2012 at 4:21 PM said...

healthy lunch box.


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