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Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat or Tuvar Dal and Steamed Rice.

Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat or Tuvar Dal and Steamed Rice You can have Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat or Tuvar Dal and Steamed Rice using 11 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat or Tuvar Dal and Steamed Rice

  1. Prepare 1 cup of Tuvar dal or split peogen pea lentils.
  2. It’s 1 cup of Rice (sona masuri or choice of rice).
  3. You need 1 tsp of Turmeric powder.
  4. It’s 2 pinch of Asafoetida.
  5. It’s 1/2 tsp of Oil.
  6. Prepare 1 teaspoon of Jaggery.
  7. You need 1 tsp of Cumin seeds.
  8. Prepare 1/4 tsp of Methi seeds(fenugreek).
  9. You need to taste of Salt.
  10. It’s 2 tsp of Ghee.
  11. It’s as needed of Water.

Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat or Tuvar Dal and Steamed Rice step by step

  1. Wash the rice and daal 3 to 4 times separately..
  2. Then soak them in 1.5 cups water each for 10 minutes..
  3. Then add turmeric, methi seeds, asafoetida, and oil to the daal. Add salt to the rice..
  4. Then boil 2 cups of water in pressure cooker. Then place the daal container at bottom and rice at the top. Close the cooker lid. Keep whistle whole open. Let steam arise from the whistle outlet, attach the whistle. Then pressure cook the daal and rice for 10 minutes..
  5. Then switch off flame and let the cooker cool down. When pressure is loosened, open lid. Remove the cooked rice and daal. Kee rice again back in the cooker till serving..
  6. Then mash the varan(daal) with a masher. Then heat a pan. Add ghee and heat it..
  7. Add cumin, Hing, turmeric and mix well. Then add the daal, jaggery and salt to taste and cook the daal till it reaches boiling point. Then cover and keep for 5 minutes. Now the varan bhaat is ready for serving..
  8. Serve in a thali. First make a round mold of rice and place in the plate. Pour some daal on top. Add ghee to taste. Serve with lemon and pickle and if preferred, any dry vegetable curry. Enjoy..

recipe by Vaishali Suhas ( Vaishubakes) @cookpad

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