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Red Lentil Rice

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Add that nutritious angle to this rice preparation with red lentils.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Red Lentil Rice

Main Ingredients

Red lentils,, Rice,

Cuisine

Fusion

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Red lentils, soaked overnight
    1/2 cup
  • Rice, soaked
    1 cup
  • Ghee
    3 tablespoons
  • Green cardamom
    3
  • Cloves
    3
  • One inch Cinnamon sticks
    2
  • Black peppercorns
    6
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    2 tablespoons
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice
    2 teaspoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
    3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1


Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns and sauté for a minute.

Step 2


Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and sauté for a minute.

Step 3


Drain and add rice and red lentils and saute of a few minutes.

Step 4


Add three cups water and salt, cook till the rice and lentils are soft and mashed.

Step 5


Sprinkle garam masala powder and add lemon juice. Mix well.

Step 6


Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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