This nourishing and nutritious recipe is perfect to pacify the kapha dosha. Most of the ingredients used in this recipe are ideal for to balance the increased kapha – apples, asparagus, carrots and black beans, chick peas, white beans. This meal tastes the best when it is hot!
Time taken to cook this recipe Yield
- Prep Time: 40 minutes
- Cook Time:40 minutes
- Total Time: 80 minutes
- Yield: 6
- Serving Size: 200 gms
What you need to make this rice
- 2 large onions, finely chopped
- 1 large green bell pepper, finely chopped
- 3 00 gms broccoli blanched
- 5 sprigs of asparagus boiled in salted water
- 2 carrots shredded and blanched
- 1 bunch of spinach cleaned blanched and chopped
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 large apple, smoked and then chopped.
- 100gms black beans, soaked and boiled
- 100gms chickpeas, soaked and boiled
- 10gms white beans, soaked and boiled
- 250 gms of basmati rice. Cleaned and soaked for 30 min
- 20 raisins
- 3 tablespoons mint leaves
- 1 tablespoon mustard
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 5 table spoons diluted yogurt
- 2 table spoons ghee
- 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Heat the oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and saute until it begins to soften. This should take bout 3 minutes.
- Add bell pepper and minced garlic to the pan and sauté for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the apple and cook for another minute. Add the beans and remove from heat.
- Combine mint leaves, mustard, paprika and pepper and diluted yogurt in a blender. Blend at high speed until the mint leaves are completely smooth. Pour this sauce into the onion and beans, and stir well.
- Chop the asparagus into small pieces
- Heat ghee in a pan and sauté the rice. Add enough water for it to cook till it is soft.
- Add salt , shredded carrots asparagus , broccoli and spinach
- Put the rice on a baking dish
- Spoon mixture of the beans and mint sauce – onto the rice,
- Sprinkle the resins on top.
- Bake in an oven at 200 degrees c /medium heat for 15 minutes.
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