Category: Vegetarian
Rating: 3.00
Servings: 4


1 tablespoon black mustard seeds
1 pinch crushed red chili flakes
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon asafetida (optional)
2 tablespoon olive oil
3 cup chopped fresh green beans
1 teaspoon tumeric
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup uncooked basmati rice
3 1/2 cup water or vegetable broth

Directions: How to Cook Spiced Green Beans And Rice (Sem Pullao)

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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