Spicy Lentil rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - rice, washed and soaked in water for 30 mins
  • 1/2 cup - whole red lentils, soaked overnight
  • 1 - onion sliced thinly
  • 4 - green chillies chopped
  • 2 stalks -curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coconut scraped
  • 1 - lemon juice extracted
  • 1/4 tsp -sambar masala
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard and cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal white
  • 3 pinches - asafoetida powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Spicy Lentil rice

  • Boil rice in salted water till cooked. Drain out excess water, cool in a large plate.
  • Pressure cook lentils for 4 whistles, drain and add to rice.
  • Sprinkle salt, masala, turmeric, over rice.
  • Mix well with hand, without breaking grains.
  • Heat oil in large pan, add urad dal, allow to sizzle.
  • Add cumin, mustard seeds, asafoetida, and splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, chillies, onions. Stir and cook till onions are transparent.
  • Add rice, sprinkle lemon juice, coconut, coriander leaves. Mix gently.
  • Cover and t heat for 3-4 mins, stirring in between.
  • Serve hot, sprinkled with more coriander leaves.

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