VAAL NI DAL
This is cooked rice tossed with sprouted field beans (called Surti Vaal Dal in Gujarat) and spices makes for an interesting combination or a meal by itself packed with nutrition.
Sprouted field beans (surti vaal dal)
: 2 cups
Green chilli(es) chopped
Red chilli powder or to taste
: 1 tsp
Asafoetida and turmeric powder
: 1/2 tsp
Cooked / steamed rice
: 8 cups
Grated fresh coconut
Chopped coriander leaves
: to garnish
Microwave the sprouted field beans along with water covered in a deep large microwave-safe bowl on high (100%) power for about 8 minutes or till they are fully cooked. Remove from bowl and keep aside.
- Pour the oil in the same microwave-safe bowl. Add the cumin seeds, clove(s), cinnamon, green chilli(es), red chilli powder, asafoetida and turmeric powder.
- Microwave on high (100%) power for about 1 minute(s).
- Now, add the cooked rice, the cooked sprouted field beans and salt. Mix well. Microwave covered on high (100%) power for about 4 minutes.
- Garnish with grated coconut (optional) and chopped coriander leaves.