Monday, December 29, 2008

Methi(Fenugreek) Sprouts Peas Rice


The budding baby plants called sprouts , synonymous to new life,are known as wonder foods ,as it helps in clearing toxins of the body and building healthy immune system.Similar to Mung sprouts ,the methi sprouts can be grown easily grown quickly indoors, even in the winter,see Mung Sprouts Noodles

Slightly bitter methi Sprouts are nice complement with sweet Peas Rice.Sprouts can also be cooked up with lentils and mixed in salads.
Methi(Fenugreek) is considered very nutritious for the nursing moms for it enhances the milk supply.For more such wondrous sprouts recipes don't miss the JFI:Sprouts event,hosted this month by Ammalu's kitchen.
Ingredients
2 cups brown or white rice
1/2 cup sweet peas ,fresh or frozen
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 whole cloves
2 tablespoon Olive oil or vegetable oil
Salt for seasoning
1/2 cup sprouts.

Method
Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil,drain all the water from rice and add to the boiling water.Season with salt.Add oil,spices and when rice is almost done,add the peas.If possible drain the excess starchy water or if that's lot of work ,add just 3 cups of water instead of 4. Cover and let cook completely,mix in the washed sprouts in to the warm rice and serve with lentils curry.

18 comments:

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

looks so fluffy and colorful.

Sam said...

looks delicious and certainly very healthy

Ann said...

healthy for no doubt dear..Happy splendid 2009 !!

Sanghi said...

This is a new one for me. Good healthy dish Yasmeen.
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Happy new year!

rekhas kitchen said...

wow that s avery helthy one so intresting HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU TOO

jayasree said...

I too sprout methi. But never used with rice. Your methi has sprouted so well.

Wishing you and ur family a fabulous year ahead.

Sara said...

This looks great, I've never had fenugreek sprouts before!

anudivya said...

Totally healthy! They looks like cute little clouds...
Happy New Year Yasmeen.. :)

Curry Leaf said...

Very Healthy and perfect.

Cham said...

Wow what a wonderful way to eat sprout, lovely

Uma said...

what a healthy and delicious rice! Looks so mouth-watering too! A very happy new year 2009 to you and your family dear Yasmeen!

Dibs said...

Guess sprouts would make them less bitter? Very tempting dish. Wish you a Happy New Year!

Priya said...

Wow wat a healthy dish Yasmeen...never thought of making rice with fenugreek sprouts...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Happy New Year to you Yasmeen!
Nice and heathy recipe!sucha coolant:)

Indranee said...

Lovely rice...looks very healthy!

Viki Xavier. said...

Methi is always a great herb and its sprouts are incredibly great. Much innovative and healthy recipe dear.

Navita said...

wow love the colors!

wish u a gr8 uear too dear :)
xoxo

Malar Gandhi said...

Wow methi sprouts sounds so healthy to me....we use it in making curry, this is totlay new to me, good job!

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