Besan Rice

5 Jun

Senagapindi Annam


Cooked Rice 2 cups
Onions 1
Green chillies 1
Cilantro 10 leaves
Besan/ Senagapindi 2 tbsps
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 2
Hing/ inguva a pinch
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Finely chop onion and green chillies.
Wash and chop cilantro.

Heat oil, add urad dal, mustard seeds and broken red chillies.
When mustard seeds start to splutter, add hing/ asafoetida.
The moment you smell hing, add finely chopped onion and green chillies.
Fry for few seconds before adding besan.
Then add cooked rice, salt and cilantro.
Mix thoroughly and serve hot with plain yogurt.

Notes: Add little bit of milk before adding rice if you wish.


7 Responses to “Besan Rice”

  1. Asha June 5, 2007 at 8:56 am #

    That is soo clever! Never heard of adding Besan to rice!Looks great and I bet it gives a nutty taste to rice.Good one Anu:))

  2. Priya June 5, 2007 at 2:28 pm #

    I am always wonder struck by your photos that I hardly reach the recipe at all šŸ˜† You have a really unique collection of recipes, I am going to try this one today, looks really simple and yummy šŸ˜€

  3. Dee June 5, 2007 at 4:02 pm #

    I havent heard of this!!!! truly, I shud try this.

  4. anusharaji June 6, 2007 at 8:03 am #

    @asha u made my day šŸ˜‰
    @priya thx a lot…..i can live on ur comment for quite a few days
    @dee do let me know…..

  5. cc johnson mumbai June 15, 2007 at 7:17 am #

    must say a weird sounding recipe….you have not mentioned as to how long the besan is to be fried………

  6. anusharaji June 15, 2007 at 7:23 am #

    y weird? u can also make roasted gram rice somewhat similar to this. and hey fry it until you smell the aroma of besan.

  7. neelu June 9, 2008 at 8:51 am #

    Today i will try and give the feed bask.

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