Tarbooj Besan Bhat...means...Watermelon gram flour rice.......A some what different taste,from regular pulav or khichdi......try it frnds...:)

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  • Yields: serves 2-3 person
  • 1 cup rice (soaked in water for 1 hrs)
  • For Tempering:
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 inch ginger (grated)
  • 2-3 green chillies (chopped)or to taste
  • 1/2 cup tamarind pulp
  • 1 cup white part of water melon (peeled and chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon jaggery
  • 1 cup fresh water melon juice
  • 2 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup gram flour (roasted)

In a pressure cooker,heat oil and add ingredients of tempering from 4 to 13,swat in between.Add soaked rice and swat for a min.


Now add salt,water melon juice and water and mix well,on high flame take 3 whistle,now put off the flame.


Now cool off the cooker little bit,open and add gram flour,mix well and on low flame cook covered for 5 min.


Serve hot...no accompaniments is required...taste yummy as it is...:)

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