Rice with masoor dal

Posted on June 22, 2009. Filed under: Chawal/rice/pulao/biryani | Tags: , , |

Cooking Time : 40 minutes.
Preparation Time : 10 minutes.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
100 grams uncooked rice
1/2 teacup uncooked masoor or tur dal
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 slit green chillies
100 grams cauliflower pieces
2 tablespoons diced carrots
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 sliced tomato
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
2 teaspoons ghee
salt to taste
Method
1. Cook the rice. Cool and keep aside.
2. Cook the dal in pressure cooker. Add 2 1/2 teacups of water to the cooked dal and beat well.
3. Heat the ghee and fry the cumin seeds for a while.
4. Add the onion slices and green chillies and cook for a while.
5. Add the cooked dal, cauliflower, carrots, turmeric and salt and cook for 10 minutes on a slow flame.
6. Finally, add the tomato and chopped coriander and cook for a few minutes.
7. Serve the dal with the cooked rice.
Tips
Health Information :
The protein contained in rice and dal complement each other to give a higher quality protein which is the corner stone of our nutritious meal.
Be sure not to rinse the rice more than required to remove the dirt since excess washing will result in loss of vitamins.
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