Green Beans Masala Rice
VegCookBook by Praveena
Indian style rice recipe thats simple, One-Pot, Vegetarian, Vegan, GF rice recipe made with Few Ingredients, in Instant Pot or Stove Top.
Dinner, Main Course
Sauce Pan / Vessel (for stove-top method)
Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker
Basmati Rice / Long Grain Rice
(for soaking & cooking)
(fresh / frozen)
Fresh Green Chillies
Black Cumin Seeds
Garam Masala Powder
(or as per taste)
Fresh Coriander Leaves
PREP WORK (for both methods):
Wash the rice thoroughly 2 to 3 times. Add water and set aside for at least 20 mins.
Chop the onions, beans, ginger and garlic (optional). Slit the green chillies length wise.
Put a medium size pan / vessel on stove top under medium flame.
Add the oil & heat. Add chopped onion,ginger,garlic,bay leaves and slit green chillies. Saute.
When the onions become transparent, transfer all the beans pieces, and salt into the pan. Mix them.
Now, transfer the rice along with the soaked water and additional ½ cup of water, garam masala powder.
Mix everything gently, so that the rice doesn't break/crack.
Close the lid, cook under medium flame for 10 mins.
Give a mix, change the flame to low, cook for more 5 mins.
Once the rice is cooked, gently fluff up with a fork and garnish with chopped coriander. Done!!
INSTANT POT / ELECTRIC PRESSURE COOKER METHOD
Switch the gadget on, set to SAUTE mode, for 3 mins.
Add the oil, chopped onions, ginger, garlic (optional), slit green chillies, whole black cumin, bay leaves. Fry them.
When the onions become transparent, transfer all the beans, garam masala powder and salt. Saute them for 30 sec.
Transfer the rice along with all the soaked water, gently mix everything.
Close the lid & valve. Set to PRESSURE COOK mode, under HIGH PRESSURE, for 5 mins.
Release the pressure naturally (NPR) & open the lid.
Using a fork, fluff up the rice gently, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve. Done!!
Please see the MAIN POST for step wise pics & tips.
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