Rice And Lentil Mix

My mom makes this and i love it :)

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Servings

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Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • 1. Soak rice and lentils separately in water overnight or 2 3 hours before cooking
  • Step 2:

  • Step 3:

  • cooking the lentils
  • Step 4:

  • 1. Put the one cup lentils which you have soaked in pressure cooker or a simple pot if you do not have a pressure cooker ( pressure cooker cooks it quickly so its easy)
  • Step 5:

  • 2. Add 3 glasses of water in it
  • Step 6:

  • 3. Add half tablespoon salt
  • Step 7:

  • 4.Add half tablespoon cumin seeds
  • Step 8:

  • Step 9:

  • cooking the rice
  • Step 10:

  • close the lid and let it cook on medium to high heat till the pressure cooker blows the whistle after that let it cook for another 3 mins
  • Step 11:

  • now open the lid and drain the lentils
  • Step 12:

  • save the water of the lentils you will need it later
  • Step 13:

  • Step 14:

  • 1. In a wok add half cup oil and fry the chopped onions in it till they turn light brown
  • Step 15:

  • 2. Now add half glass water in it and let it cook for 2 – 3 mins on high heat
  • Step 16:

  • 3. After half of the water is dry put this mixture in a blender and blend it
  • Step 17:

  • 4. Now put it back in the wok
  • Step 18:

  • 5. Add 1 teaspoon salt in it
  • Step 19:

  • 6. At this point you can add a chopped tomato if you want
  • Step 20:

  • 7.Now cook it for 5 mins on high heat and then add the lentils which you have separated
  • Step 21:

  • 8. Mix it with the onions
  • Step 22:

  • 9.Now cook it for 2- 3 mins and add the water which you had saved from lentils
  • Step 23:

  • 10. Now add the rice which you had soaked previously (drain the water in which you had soaked them . We do not need that water)
  • Step 24:

  • 11. Now mix the lentils with rice a bit
  • Step 25:

  • cover the wok and turn the heat to medium
  • Step 26:

  • 12. After 3 min stir them gently
  • Step 27:

  • 13. When the water dries up and only a bit is left cover the wok with a cloth and put the lid on with the flame on low.
  • Step 28:

  • 14.Cook the rice for another 10 min or till you see steam coming out from the sides of cloth
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  • Step 30:

  • you can eat it with pickles or yogurt or with mangoes . It tastes very yummy and cooks really quickly although the recipe seems long.
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  • do comment if you try and tell me how you thought it was 🙂