Lilva Rice Recipe

Lilva Rice Recipe
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Lilva rice is a traditional Gujarati dish made of rice and green field beans. Learn how to make/prepare Lilva rice by following this easy recipe.
Lilva Rice Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1-1/2 cups Rice, washed and soaked
  • 1 cup Green Double Beans (Surti Papdi)
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup Coriander Leaves
  • I tsp Ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • ¼ cup Green Garlic
How to make Lilva Rice:
  • Make a fine paste of coriander leaves, ginger, garlic and green chilies. Add lemon juice to this paste
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add cloves and cinnamon to it. Now add rice and mix it well by stirring.
  • Add boiled beans, freshly prepared paste, salt and four cups of warm water into the rice. Mix well the entire content.
  • Transfer this mixture into an earthen pot.
  • Place the earthen pot for 30 minutes in a preheated oven at about 200º C /400° F.
  • Take out the pot and serve the hot and spicy Lilva Rice with kadi.