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Vaal Dal Pulav Recipe

Vaal Dal Pulav is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 6 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Vaal beans - 200 g
  • Basmati Rice - 500 g
  • Onions, sliced fine - 2
  • Green chillies, cut lengthwise into four - 6
  • Potatoes, cut into 1 inch cubes - 2
  • Garam Masala - 1tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes, chopped fine - 2
  • Cloves - 4
  • Elaichi - 4
  • Cinnamon - 2 (1/2 inch pieces)
  • Bay Leaf - 1
  • Red Chilli powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Fried cashew for garnishing - 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Coconut paste - 2 tbsp
  • Haldi - 1/4 tsp
  • Ghee - 3 tbsp
  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Chopped Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Chopped Mint leaves - 2 tsps
  • How to Make Vaal Dal Pulav:

    1. Wash and soak rice for 1/2 hour.
    2. Parboil beans in just enough water with a little salt and keep it aside.
    3. Heat oil along with ghee in a cooker, add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and bay leaf. Fry for a min.
    4. Add green chillies, onions, and fry till onions turn pink and soft.
    5. Then add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell disappears.
    6. Add haldi, red chilli powder, dhania powder and fry for 2 mins.
    7. Add tomato pieces and cook till they become soft and mushy.
    8. Add water (double the quantity of rice, about 1 litre or a little more), salt, garam masala and coconut paste.
    9. When the water starts boiling, add drained rice, potato and beans. Mix well and close the cooker and wait for 2 to 3 whistles.
    10. Serve hot sprinkled with coriander, mint leaves and cashews.




     

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