Yellow Split Pea & Rice Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup - split peas, yellow
  • 2 tbsp - water or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger root, grated
  • 1 tsp - cumin seed
  • 2 cups - vegetable stock or broth
  • 2 tbsp - cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 cup - dry roasted cashews, chopped
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • 1/4 tsp - black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp - salt

How to Make Yellow Split Pea & Rice Pulao

  • Rinse the rice and split peas under cold water, then soak for 10 minutes.
  • Saute the onions in 2 tablespoons water in the pressure cooker bottom, add cumin and ginger root, and cook until onion is soft.
  • Drain the rice mixture and add to the pressure cooker, add stock, 1/4 cup water, salt & pepper, and stir well.
  • Cover, bring to High pressure, and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and use quick-release method before opening the lid.
  • Add the cilantro & fluff the rice.
  • Spoon into a serving dish and garnish with optional cashews.

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