Healthy Red Lentil Rice (Masoor Dal Pulao)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: easy

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How to Make Healthy Red Lentil Rice (Masoor Dal Pulao)

  • 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.
  • Add the carrots and peas and cook for 3-4 min till it becomes soft.
  • Add the ground paste and stir well till the raw smell leaves, about approx. 5 min.
  • Add the masoor dal, saute for a min and then add 1 cup of water.
  • Cover and cook for another 10 min till the dal gets cooked.
  • Add the rice and mix well. Garnish it with coriander leaves/mint.
  • Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik