Masoor Biryani Recipe

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Masoor Biryani – Get the mouth watering Masoor Biryani recipe online from this page. It is easy to prepare and takes normal preparation time. You can serve it as a full cour Read More

Masoor Biryani – Get the mouth watering Masoor Biryani recipe online from this page. It is easy to prepare and takes normal preparation time. You can serve it as a full course meal for dinner or lunch. Hide

INGREDIENTS

For the masala masoor

1) Oil 1 tbsp

2) Whole masoor (red lentils) 1/2 cup

3) Chopped onions 1/2 cup

4) Red chilli-garlic paste 3 tbsp

5) Potato cubes 1/2 cup

6) Chopped tomatoes 3/4 cup

7) Apricots(finely chopped) 2

8) Raisins 1 tbsp

9) Salt to taste

10) Other ingredients:

11) Cooked rice 2 1/2 cups

12) Oil for greasing

For the garnish

1) Chopped coriander 2 tbsp

METHOD

1.For the masala masoor:
2.Clean, wash and soak the masoor in enough water atleast 1 to 2 hours.
3. Drain the masoor. Keep aside.
4. Heat oil in pressure cooker add onions & saute till they turn brown in colour, while stirring continuously.
5. Add the red chilli-garlic paste and saute for a few more seconds, while stirring continuously.
6. Add potatoes, tomatoes, apricots, raisins, masoor, salt & 1 1/4 cups water & pressure cook 1 whistle.
7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
8. If it is watery, simmer till little moisture evaporates and the mixuter becomes semi-dry. Keep aside.
9.How to proceed:
10.Divide the rice into 3 equal portions and the masala masoor into 2 equal portions keep aside.
11. Spread one portion of the rice in an even layer in a greased glass baking dish.
12. Spread one portion of the masala masoor over it.
13. Spread remaining rice over the masala masoor in an oven layer.
14. Repeat the steps 2 and 3 to make one more layer.
15. Cover with an aluminium foil and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200 degree C for 10 minutes or microwave for 2 minutes.
16. Ensure you do not use aluminium foil while microwaving, as it may cause a spark.
17. Use a microwave-safe lid instead.
18. Turn upside down on a large serving palte, just before serving.
19. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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REVIEWS & DISCUSSIONS

Masoor Biryani is a perfect Pakistani main course dish that can be served at lunch or dinner. Spicy, delicious and aromatic Masoor Biryani can surely replace your regular Masoor Biryani recipe. Do try it guys.
By: Humaira, Form: Islamabad, on 23 Jan, 2017
brilliant recipe will sure try this
By: sahira, Form: west yorkshire, on 29 Sep, 2010