Thursday, 23 April 2015


3 Beans Rice


Kidney Beans                    - 1 cup soaked and boiled
Quinoa Beans                    - 1 cup washed and soaked
adzuki beans                      - 1/2 cup soaked and boiled
Basmati Rice                     - 2 cups cooked
Onion                                - 1/2 cup finely chopped (Optional)
Garlic                                - 1 tspoon pureed
Ginger                               - 1/2 tspoon pureed
Oil                                     - 1 tblspoon
Cumin Seeds                     - 1/2 tspoon
Asafetida                           - a pinch
Salt                                    - to taste
Garam Masala                   - 1 tspoon
Lemon Juice                      - 1 tblspoon
Green Chili                        - 2 finely chopped (optional)
Fresh Coriander                 - 1 tblspoon or few leaves to garnish


Soak Kidney beans overnight and boil them, Soak Adzuki and Quinoa beans for 2 hours and boil. Keep all 3 beans aside.
In a wide heavy pan, heat oil. When Oil is hot add cumin and asafetida.
Once cumin starts to splutter add onion, saute for 2 minutes once translucent, add in the ginger and garlic puree. Cook for 2 minutes.
Now add salt, garam masala and green chilies into the pan. Mix well.
Add in the beans to the pan and mix well. Add the lemon juice and cook the beans for 2 minuets in medium flame with all other masalas.
Once mixed well, add in the the precooked rice, mix gently but well.
Put the flame to low and cover the pan. Cook for 3-5 minutes and switch off the flame.
Garnish 3 beans Rice with some fresh coriander and serve with your choice of yogurt dip or drink.
This 3 beans rice is very healthy and easy to make dish. Also very good one for you when you are dieting.

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