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Date and Lentil Pulao Recipe

Date and Lentil Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 19 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
20 mins
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 500 g - long grain Rice
  • 1 cup - lentils
  • 250 g - Butter
  • 1 cup - warm water
  • 250 g - fresh dates, stoned
  • 125 g - dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - blanched almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Raisins
  • 1 - small onion, finely chopped
  • How to Make Date and Lentil Pulao:

    1. Boil the rice until almost cooked.
    2. Cook lentils with water for 20 mins until soft
    3. Melt half the butter in water over heat
    4. Saute onion in remaining butter until soft and add dates, apricots, almonds and raisins
    5. Pour 1/2 of the butter, water into casserole, then add in layers 1/3 of the rice, 1/2 of the fruit mixture, 1/2 of the lentils, 1/3 of the rice, remaining fruit mixture, remaining lentils and remaining rice and finally pour the remaining butter water.
    6. Cover with cloth, then with lid and simmer over low heat for 30-40 mins




     

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