Masur Dal Pulao

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Total Time:
1 hour 45 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Masur Dal Pulao

  • Start by soaking the rice for about 30 minutes.
  • Soak the masur dal for 1 hour or so.
  • You can use even without soaking.
  • Pressure cook the dal for about 10 minutes.
  • The dal should remain whole even after boiling.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil and add the cumin seeds and bay leaves.
  • Then put in the chopped onion, garlic and tomato.
  • Cover and cook for some time.
  • Add the garam masala, green chillies, ginger paste, salt and cook for some time.
  • In a separate pot, boil the cauliflower for about 5 minutes.
  • Add this to the masala mixture and cook for sometime.
  • Add the green peas and the boiled dal and cook for sometime.
  • Now add the soaked rice and cook with sufficient water.
  • Cover and cook on a low heat.
  • Remove from fire and add one tsp of ghee or butter (optional).
  • Add freshly chopped parsley or coriander leaves. Serve hot with raita or simple sala and nimbu ka achar.