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Dhal and Rice



Author: Renz @ HomeMadeZagat

INGREDIENTS:

PREP TIME: 10 MINSCOOK TIME: 2 HOURTOTAL TIME: 2 HOURS AND 10 MINS

Yield: Serves 4 - 6

For Dhal

2 cups of split peas

1/2 white onion, sliced

4 cloves of garlic (2 mashed and 2 sliced)

3/4 teaspoon turmeric

3/4 teaspoon cumin

1 large hot pepper

7 cups water water for soaking

2 tablespoon oil

Salt and pepper to taste


For Rice

4 cups rice

Water


INSTRUCTIONS

For Dhal

Add split peas to a bowl and fill with enough water to cover peas

Leave for a few hours or overnight to swell

Mash 2 garlic cloves

Once peas are soaked, put water to boil in a deep pan until a high boil

Drain off water from peas, and add peas to boiling water

Add garlic, turmeric, onion, pepper and bring water to a high boil

Cover pot and put stove to low and leave to simmer for 1 and a half hours. (time can vary depending on stove)

When peas are tender add salt and pepper to taste or more liquid to get to consistency you want

Whip or use blender to make a smooth texture to your liking.

Heat oil in a separate pan on a medium heat.

Add sliced garlic to pan and brown.

Add hot oil and garlic to dhal mix and stir.

Transfer to serving dish


For Rice

Boil rice using your preferred method

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