A mouthwatering vegetarian pulao prepared with red lentils and rice, perfect for lunch and dinner. This dish is great for vegetarians as well as anyone looking for a delicious and nutritious meal option.
Cumin seeds1 teaspoon
Whole Red Chilli1 teaspoon
Garlic paste1 teaspoon
Ginger paste½ teaspoon
Red lentils1 KG
Red Chilli Powder1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder1 teaspoon
Cumin Powder1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder½ teaspoon
Heat oil in a large pot, add sliced onions and fry until brown.
Add cumin seeds, star anise, black cardamom, cloves, peppercorn, whole red chili, cinnamon sticks and stir for 2 minutes.
Stir in garlic paste and ginger paste.
Mix in diced tomatoes and whole green chilies.
Add red lentils, red chili powder, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder and stir for two minutes.
Now add water and bring to a boil for 15-20 minutes.
Stir in yogurt and turmeric powder, and let simmer for 10-12 minutes.
Add soaked rice and stir well.
Garnish with coriander leaves and let simmer for 10-12 minutes.
Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.