Daal Pulav


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Daal Pulav recipe - How to make Daal Pulav



Preparation Time: 20 mints(including soaking time)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3
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1 cup long grained rice (basmati)
1/4 cup masoor dal (split red lentil)
mixed vegetables to your taste (onion, potato, peas(boiled), carrots, cauliflower,mushrooms, french beans)
2 cloves of garlic (lehsun) (optional)
1/2 " piece of ginger (adrak), grated
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 to 3 cloves (laung / lavang)
1/2 black cardamom (badi elaichi)
7 to 8 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 " stick of cinnamon (dalchini)
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
chilli powder and salt to taste
2 tbsp ghee (melted)
2 1/2 cups water
2 tsp lemon juice

  1. Soak rice and daal for 15 minutes if u have time.
  2. Coarsly grind cloves, cardamom(only the seeds), black pepper and cinamon.
  3. Cut onion in slices and rest of the vegetables in cubes.
  4. Heat ghee and add jeera, tejpatta n skin of the black cardamom now add onion n ginger garlic.fry for 2 minutes and add all the vegetables and fry for 5-7 mints on medium-high flame.
  5. Add coarsly ground masalas n haldi n salt n chillie.fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add rice, stir once n add water and lemon juice.
  7. Keep open till the foam subsides n then cook covered for 15 mints.
  8. Serve hot or reheated with curd n ghee(optional)

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This recipe was contributed by guptaisha on 29 Apr 2001

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