Mung Beans and Basmati Rice Recipe

by Karina Gibson 24
(Sheffield, England, UK)

Ingredients for Mung bean and Basmati Rice


Veg Capsicum Rice Recipe. One dish ...
Veg Capsicum Rice Recipe. One dish meal. No onion No garlic. Nayana's veg kitchen
- 1/4 tsp spoon mild curry powder
- 3 green capsicums
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 small onion
- 1/2 tsp of red chili flakes
- 1/4 tsp garam masala
- 1 tbsp of butter/margarine
- 1/4 salt
- 1/4 black course pepper
- 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
- 1/2 cup of mung beans
- 1/2 cup of rice (washed)
- 4 cups of water (add more if needed)

How to cook Mung bean and basmati rice



- Get a large pan and add in a little oil,add chopped onion and one clove of garlic, add chopped capsicums,curry powder, chili flacks,salt,pepper and garam masala, as well as cinnamon stick (optional).

- Add your water (this can be bottled or tap depending where you are in the world).

- Then add your mung beans. Once the pan is boiling, turn down to a simmer and wait 30 minutes until beans are cooked (they will turn a brown color slightly)and add the butter.

- When the butter melts, add your washed white basmati rice (wash this until the water is clear and add a pinch of salt while washing, this will help get rid of the starch).

- After 10 minutes the rice will be cooked and you put your rice in a colander leaving just a little liquid, return to the pan and warm till the liquid has gone.

- The liquid you get from the colander, do not throw away as this is a wonderful soup and can be used as a starter. I like this with tandoori chicken and a salad is recommended.

The last thing is to enjoy your meal!

Variation - The original recipe adds 1 tsp of chicken stock granules along with curry powder. You may add it if you wish.

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May 03, 2012
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Vegetarian?
by: Anonymous

How can you call a recipe vegetarian and have chicken stock?

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Hi Anonymous(wish you had given your name)

Thanks for visiting this website and finding out a mistake and informing.

We do not allow the non-vegetarian ingredients to be mentioned in the recipe ingredients list but they can be mentioned to be added as variation. In this recipe, I missed removing it which I will do now.

Thanks again!

Have a great day!

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