Beans, legumes and lentils are rich in dietary fibre. As fibre has a cholesterol-lowering effect, it is good for the heart. Add a handful of chickpeas, moong dal or rajma to your curries to make lunch healthier for your kid.
1 cup - basmati rice, cooked
3/4 cup - rajma, presoaked and cooked. ( for this recipe, dont overcook or make it mushy. its good to retain the shape yet soft )
1 tsp - ginger garlic paste
1 - onion, sliced
1/2 tsp - each of cumin seeds, fennel seeds, cinnamon powder and black salt(optional)
1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
1 tbsp - mango powder
1 - tomato
1/4 tsp - garam masala
1 - bay leaf
1 to 2 - green chillies, sliced
Heat the pan and saute the spices in little oil/butter along with bay leaf .
Add the onion and the ginger garlic paste , chillies and saute till soft.
add the tomato and cook further for 2-3 min.
Add Rajma ( kidney beans) and stir them well along with Black salt ( or plain salt).
Then mix in the rice and garnish with spring onions/cilantro.