Mung Bean with Rice (Mash Palau)

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    Prep Time: 5 Min Cook time: 40 Min


    • Rice long grained2 cups
    • Mung Dal1 cup
    • Cumin 1 tablespoon
    • Cinnemon Powder1 tablespoon
    • Garlic paste6-7 cloves grated
    • Oil3/4 cup
    • SaltTo taste
    • Water1 Cup


    1. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it overnight.
    2. Wash the Mung Dal and soak it overnight.
    3. Add enough water in a pot, and cook the mung bean for 15 minutes or till tenders. Strain the Mung Bean and set aside.
    4. Boil the rice in water and salt, do not overcook it, remove from heat and drain. Then pour the strained Mung Dal & rice in the cooking pot and mix them gently.
    5. In a cup, add a 1/2 cup of water, cumin powder, cinnamon powder, and salt and slowly mix it to the rice & Mung Bean to avoid breakage of rice.
    6. Cover the cooking pot lid with a cotton cloth and make holes around the rice using back of a spatula. Then Cover and let it steam and cook for 25 minutes on very low heat.
    7. Remove the cooking pot from heat and heat garlic in the ghee & pour the heated oil all over the rice, cover the pot again and let it cook for 5 minutes.

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