Savory Rice and Lentils Recipe

Savory Rice and Lentils Recipe

Ingredients :

1 cup long grain rice

2 1/2 tablespoons ghee

1 cup red lentils

1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala

2 medium onions, sliced finely

2 1/2 teaspoons salt

5 cups hot water

 

Method :

Wash the rice well and drain. Then wash the lentils and remove any that floats to the surface. Drain thoroughly. Heat a saucepan with ghee and fry the onion gently until soft and golden brown. Remove half the onion and set aside. Add rice and lentils to pan and fry, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes. Add hot water, salt and garam masala. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer over very low heat for 20-25 minutes or until rice and lentils are cooked. Do not lift the lid or stir during cooking time. Serve hot, garnished with reserved fried onion.

 

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