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  • Dhal (Lentil) Rice

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    Dhal (Lentil) Rice
    Prep: 45 min Cook: 20 min Servings: 4
    by Navaneetham Krishnan
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    Rice and dhal scented with ghee and spices.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups Basmati rice - washed.
    • 1 cup yellow dhal/lentil
    • 1 large onion - chopped
    • 1/2 inch ginger - chopped
    • 1 bay leaf
    • ½ tsp garam masala
    • 1 1/2 tbsp ghee
    • Coriander leaves & fried onions - for garnishing

    Directions

    1. Boil dhal with 2 cups of water till half cooked.
    2. Separate dhal from the water and keep both aside.
    3. Heat ghee and when heated, sauté onion, ginger and bay leaf .
    4. Add rice, stir for a couple of minutes.
    5. Tip into rice cooker and season with salt.
    6. Pour in the reserved liquid (the water dhal kept aside) and water ( both should come up to 3 cups).
    7. Add garam masala, stir and let it cook.
    8. Once cooked, fluff up and garnish with fried onions and coriander leaves before serving.

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