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Biryani With Onions

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Ingredients
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed
  Red lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed
  Bay leaf 1
  Cardamom pods 6 , split
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Whole clove 6
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 , broken
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Cauliflower florets 8 Ounce (225 Grams)
  Carrot 1 Large, diced
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Scant)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Naan/Bread 2 (To Serve)
  Caramelized onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Red onion 1 , shredded
  Onion 1 , shredded
  Superfine sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the veggies, as desired

MAKING
2) In a large pan, combine rice, lentils, spices, onion, bay leafs, carrot, peas, cauliflower and raisins.
3) Season the mixture with salt and pepper and stir in stock.
4) Boil the stock and keep on low heat to simmer with cover for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
5) Remove the pan from heta and leave it covered for 10 minutes.
6) Discard bat leafs and whole spices.
7) Gently mix the veggies and rice and biryani is ready to serve.

SERVING
7) Onto warmed serving plates, serve the biryani topped with caramalized onions.
8) Serve nan or bread along with biryani.

TIP: Caramalized onion is prepared by sauteeing the sliced onions ina hot pan with oil for 3-4 minutes. Sugar is added to the pana nd cooked for 2-3 minutes on high heat until the onions are browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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