Vaalnu Bhaat

Vaalnu Bhaat

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Gujarati

Key Ingredients:

Mixed sprouts make this rice dish very nutritious besides adding a wonderful flavour and taste


  • Mixed sprouts, boiled ¾ cup
  • Cooked rice 3 cups
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 2 one-inch sticks
  • Cloves 8
  • Green chillies, thinly sliced 4
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Asafoetida ¼ tsp
  • Fresh coconut, scraped 2 tbsps


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves and green chillies and saute till fragrant.
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mixed sprouts, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add rice and salt, mix well. Add asafoetida, mix and cook till the rice is heated through.
  • Transfer into a serving platter, garnish with coconut and serve immediately.