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Mung Beans and Rice

Recipe Ingredients:
1/2 cup Mung Beans
1/2 cup Basmati Brown Rice
2 cups Water
1 tsp Olive Oil
1/2 cup Onion, chopped
1 tsp Garlic, minced
1 tsp Ginger, minced
1 tsp Curry Powder
1/2 tsp Tumeric
1 tbsp Tamari or Soy Sauce
Pinch of Cumin
Pinch of Cayenne
Salt and Pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:
1.  Place the mung beans in water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook 45 minutes. Add the basmati rice and cook for an additional 45-55 minutes, until mung beans and rice and cooked through. Add more water if needed.

2.  Saute the onion and garlic in oil in a medium-sized frying pan. Add the ginger and spices and stir together. Add the onion mixture to the mung beans and rice along with the tamari, adding more if desired. Add salt and pepper as needed. Serve with your choice of steamed vegetables. Makes 4 servings.

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Brown Basmati Rice is prized for its aromatic qualities. This unique rice fills your home with the fragrance of popping corn while it cooks.

Curry Powder Curry Powder
An imported seasoning from India, used in many dishes for an unforgettable, fragrant flavor.

Ground Cumin Ground Cumin
Ground cumin is used as a spice for its distinctive aroma, popular in North African, Middle Eastern, Western Chinese, Indian, Cuban and Mexican cuisine. Its unique flavor is due to its essential oil content.

Mung Beans Mung Beans
Mung beans are a small cylindrical bean with a sharp green color. Mung beans are used primarily for sprouting and produce the sprouts most commonly found in Chinese cuisine.

Organic Brown Basmati Rice Organic Brown Basmati Rice
Known for its notable fragrance and delicate flavor, organic brown Basmati rice is a delicious long grain rice grown primarily in India and Pakistan.

Turmeric Turmeric
Turmeric is a fragrant spice used primarily in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine. It makes a great addition to any dish needing some extra kick. Turmeric is also known for its health benefits.

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