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Healthy Red Lentil Rice (Masoor Dal Pulao) Recipe

Healthy Red Lentil Rice (Masoor Dal 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 :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
easy
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Coconut Milk / plain low fat Milk / vegetable stock/water
  • 1 cup - basmati rice, soaked in water for at least 30 min
  • 1 cup - pearl Onions
  • 3/4 cup - masoor dal (red lentil), soaked in water for 30 min
  • 1/2 cup - peas
  • 1 pinch - Saffron
  • 2 - tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 - carrot, chopped
  • Olive oil/pam spray
  • For the paste:
  • 2 to 3 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1 inch piece - Ginger
  • 3 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 3 tsp - Poppy Seeds (khus khus)
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1 - Cardamom
  • How to Make Healthy Red Lentil Rice (Masoor Dal Pulao):

    1. Mix the saffron in lukewarm milk/water/coconut milk. Mix well and cook the rice with this mixture. Cool slightly by spreading in a plate. Add little olive oil/ pam spray in a non-stick pan and saute the pearl onions. Season with salt.
    2. Add the carrots and peas and cook for 3-4 min till it becomes soft.
    3. Add the ground paste and stir well till the raw smell leaves, about approx. 5 min.
    4. Add the masoor dal, saute for a min and then add 1 cup of water.
    5. Cover and cook for another 10 min till the dal gets cooked.
    6. Add the rice and mix well. Garnish it with coriander leaves/mint.
    7. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik
    8. http://chefinyou.com/




     

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