*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   SPICED GREEN BEANS & RICE (SEM PULLAO)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Side dish                        Indian
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Black mustard seeds
    1       pn           Crushed red chili flakes
    1       t            Cumin seeds
      1/4   ts           Asafetida (optional)
    2       tb           Olive oil
    3       c            Chopped fresh green beans
    1       t            Tumeric
      1/4   ts           Sea salt
    1       c            Uncooked basmati rice
    3 1/2   c            Water or vegetable broth
 
   Place rice in a strainer and rinse with cool water
   until water runs clear. Set aside.
   
   In a large saucepan, fry mustard seeds, chili, cumin
   seeds and asafetida in hot oil until mustard seeds
   begin to sputter and pop.
   
   Add green beans, tumeric and salt.  Saute for 3
   minutes.
   
   Add rice to green bean mixture in saucepan and saute
   for 3 minutes.
   
   Add water and bring to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat to
   low and simmer for 15 minutes.  (Do not remove cover
   while cooking.)  Remove from heat and set aside for 5
   minutes.
   
   Fluff with a fork and serve.
   
   Per serving: 279 cal, 7 g prot, 433 mg sod, 43 g carb,
   9 g fat, 0 mg chol, 232 mg calcium
   
   Source: Vegetarian Gourmet, Autumn 1993 Typed for you
   by Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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