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Dal Biryani

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Simple and delicious Biryani. Serve with raita or as it is.
Dal Biryani

Basmati Rice – 500 gms
Toor Dal – 100 gms
Onions – 1 cup, finely chopped
Asafoetida Powder – little
Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Ginger – 1/2 tsp, peeled, finely chopped
Garlic – 2 cloves, peeled, finely chopped
Oil as required
Mustard Seeds – little
Bay Leaf – 1
Saunf – 1/4 tsp
Tomatoes – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Carrot – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Potatoes – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Beans – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Coconut – 1/4 cup, finely chopped or grated
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Cloves – 1 or 2

1. Wash the rice and dal together.
2. Drain well and pour 3 to 4 cups of water.
3. Add salt, turmeric powder and asafoetida powder.
4. Heat little oil in a pan.
5. Fry the mustard seeds, saunf, bay leaves and cloves for 30 to 60 seconds.
6. Add the onions and saute for a minute.
7. Add the garlic, ginger, tomatoes, carrot, potatoes, beans and salt.
8. Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Transfer these to the pressure cooker and add 1 more cup of water.
10. Add the weight and pressure cook until 3 whistles or until cooked.
11. Remove and wait for the pressure to reduce.
12. Open the lid and stir gently until mixed.
13. Serve hot as it is or with sidedish of choice.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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