Masoor daal biryani Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Masoor dal biryani is a flavorful and nutritious rice dish made with red lentils and aromatic spices. This vegetarian biryani is a perfect balance of protein-rich lentils and fragrant basmati rice, cooked together to create a delicious one-pot meal. The lentils add a creamy texture and earthy flavor to the biryani, while the spices infuse it with a tantalizing aroma. Serve this biryani with raita or yogurt for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Masoor daal biryani

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Ingredients for Masoor daal biryani Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Basmati Rice
  • 0.13 cup Masoor Dal
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 cup Water
  • 3/4 tablespoon Oil
  • as required Whole Spices
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Masoor Daal Biryani Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a large pan and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Saute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and oil separates.
  • STEP 5.Add soaked masoor dal, drained rice, and water. Season with salt and bring to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Reduce the heat, cover the pan, and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the rice and lentils are cooked and the water is absorbed.
  • STEP 7.Gently fluff the biryani with a fork and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with raita or yogurt and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the rice helps in achieving fluffy and separate grains.
  • You can add vegetables like carrots, peas, or bell peppers to make it more nutritious.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover biryani can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the biryani in a microwave or on the stovetop with a little water to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the biryani as a main course with raita, salad, or pickle for a complete meal.
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Recipe By Slurrp