TOOR DAL BIRIYANI


RICE
Basmati rice -2cups soak the rise in water at least 30minutes
Butter-200gm
Cinnamon -2sticks
Cardamom -1
Cloves -4
Bay leaf -1
Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp
Lemon juice -1tsp
Salt -to taste
FOR GARNISHING
Finely sliced onions -2
Cashew nuts - a handful
Raisins - a handful

FOR BIRIYANI MASALA
Toor dal-1/2cup
Onion -1Tomato -1
Green chilly -4
Ginger -1 inch piece
Garlic -4cloves
Curd -3tsp
Turmeric powder -½tsp
Garam masala-½tsp
Curry leaves-2spring

PREPARATION (DAL MASALA)
Soak dal for 2 hours and cook with water and turmeric powder
Heat half portion of butter or ghee in a heavy bottom pan. Fry the garnished portion of onion, cashew nuts &raisinsHeat up the remaining butter and add sliced onions and ginger-garlic-chilly paste.
It becomes translucent add chopped tomatoes curry leaves and turmeric powder.
Add salt and fry until the moisture evaporates.
Now add toor dal , garam masala powder,curd and mix well.

PREPARATION (RICE)
Add remaining butter and fry all spices and add drained rice and fry for 5minutes.Add 2 cups of water, lemon juice and salt.Cook till all the water is absorbed.

In an oven proof dish, spread half the masala and place half of the rice over it. spread the remaining masala and top with the rise.
Cook in a microwave oven for 5minutes.
Garnish with fried onions,cashewnuts and raisins.

8 comments:

  1. Sounds too good.. looks yummmm.. thanks for the recipe .. :)

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  2. It's a variety biriyani...
    Healthy too...luv the recipe ganga

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  3. Wow ..brilliant idea there Ganga...looks real delicious.

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  4. This is so unique! Looks yummy!

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  5. Sounds too good and yummy......

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  6. quite different recipe biriyani...will try it

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  8. Toor dhal biryani looks awesome . I m drooling. Please accept your award that waits in my blog.

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