Adas Polo Persian Rice With Lentils

Adas Polo Persian Rice With Lentils

Ingredients:

  • 12 cups lentils soaked
  • 2 cups rice
  • 2 onions sliced thinly
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1teaspoon saffron or food color
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dates
  • Oil
  • Water

Directions:

In a large saucepan add soaked lentils. salt, black pepper and salt. Bring water to a boil, cover and cook for 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Drain water from lentils and set aside.

In a pan add 1 cup water and dates to make them tender. cook for 2 minutes and drain dates. Add oil to dates and then add raisins. Saute for 2 minutes and set aside. In the same pan add sliced onions and cook until light brown. Set aside.

In a large pot add water and bring it to boil. Once water starts boiling add soaked rice and cook for 10 minutes and drain rice. In a bowl add layer of rice and layer of lentils and mix. In a separate bowl add rest of the rice and saffron or food color.

In a baking dish layer mix lentils rice, color rice, dates & raisin mixture. Bake rice for 20 mintues or until rice is cooked. Serve hot with with mast o khiar and salad shirazi.

RECIPE COURTESY BY GRATIFY COOKING

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s