Asian Home Recipe

Lentils and Savory Rice Recipe

Ingredients :

1 cup

1 cup

2 1/2 tablespoons


5 cups

2 1/2 teaspoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

Long grain rice

Red lentils


Medium onions, finely sliced

Hot water


Garam masala

Method :
  • Wash the rice and drain well.

  • Wash lentils well, removing any that float to the surface, then drain thoroughly.

  • Heat ghee in a saucepan and fry onion gently until golden brown.

  • Remove half the onion and reserve.

  • 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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