This Parsi delight can send anyone into a food coma! Make your weekends even better with a large portion of brown rice with spicy dhansak

Dhansak with brown rice

By Foodism Team

Nov, 5th

74

Servings
2 persons
Cook Time
1 hr and 15 minutes
Ingredients
20 - 22

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup , Masoor dal
  • 1/2 cup , Tuvar dal
  • 1/2 cup , Moong dal
  • 100 grams , Pumpkin
  • 100 grams , Brinjal
  • 1 cup , Fenugreek leaves
  • 1 units , Potato
  • 100 grams , Bottle guord
  • 100 grams , Onions
  • 100 grams , Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoons , Ginger garlic paste
  • as per taste , Salt
  • 1 tablespoons , Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoons , Dhansak masala
  • 1 teaspoons , Turmeric powder
  • 2-3 units , Green chillies
  • 2 tablespoons , Ghee
  • 1 cup , Basmati rice
  • 2-3 units , Cloves
  • 1 units , Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoons , Sugar
  • 1 cup , Onions

Instructions

  • Pressure cook the lentils with the brinjal, pumpkin and potato for 8-9 whistles. Presoak the dals, before cooking them.
  • In a kadhai, heat ghee and add onions and tomatoes. Fry them till they release oil.
  • Add all the masalas except the dhansak masala and continue to sautee.
  • Once the dal and vegetables are cooked, blend or mash them to make a homogenous puree.
  • Add the puree to the prepared gravy and stir will. Add chopped methi leaves and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the Dhansak masala and cook covered for 10 minutes on slow flame.
  • To cook the rice, soak it for 45 minutes. In a pan, heat some ghee and add cinnamon stick, cloves and onions and sautee until the onions are brown. Add salt and sugar and wait for the sugar to caramelize.
  • Add the soaked rice with water and cook till done.
  • Serve Dhansak with rice hot.