Mung Bean KodoMillet Rice / Varagarisi Paasipayaru Sadham

Mung Bean KodoMillet Rice / Varagarisi Paasipayaru Sadham

Already I have posted a recipe of this Mung Bean rice, but now this is another version. Here I have used Kodo Millet / Varagarisi instead of raw rice, the taste, texture was too good and this resulted in more health conscious than this Mung Bean Rice. A more healthy recipe and good for kids. Let us move on to the recipe…

Mung Bean Foxtail Millet Rice / Varagarisi Paasipayaru Sadham

Mung Bean Foxtail Millet Rice / Varagarisi Paasipayaru Sadham

Ingredients:

  • Kodo Millet Rice / Varagarisi – 1 ½ cup
  • Mung Bean – ¾ cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Chili powder – ¾ tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Ghee / Clarified Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves – a string

Preparation:

  • Clean, wash and soak the Kodo millet for 15 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Pressure cook mung bean with water for 5 whistles.
  • Remove the lid and add the kodomillet rice with 3 cups of water. Let it boil.
  • Add in the turmeric, chili and cumin powder along with salt.
  • Heat ghee/clarified butter and oil in a tadka. Add mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Wait till they crackle.
  • Pour it to the rice. Let it boil.
  • Again pressure cook for 3 whistles. Transfer it to a bowl.

Serve hot. This goes out well with thuvayal/thogayal (sesame thogayal) and vadagam.

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