Cabbage Rice and Lentils Shiraz Style دمپخت عدس و کلم شیرازی

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups long grain Rice
  • 1 cup Lentils
  • Half a Cabbage
  • 4-5 medium Carrots
  • 2-3 bunches Aromatic Herbs, such as: Basil, Tarragon, Dill ( Coriander, parsley…)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 bulb Garlic
  • lemon juice
  • Salt, pepper, turmeric and saffron

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adding meat to this recipe is totally optional, you can cut the meat and dice one onion, add turmeric, pour one or two cups of water, boil them all until well done,

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for the main recipe, Dice the onion, place them into a frying pan, saute for 5 minutes,

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add diced Garlic, saute for another 5 minutes, until golden

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dice the cabbage ( half or 3/4 part would be enough) and dice the carrots,

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add to the pan, add some oil, fry them until soft,

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clean and wash the herbs,

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chop basil and tarragon (and dill), add to the frying pan, add salt, pepper and turmeric, fry for another 3 min

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pour some lemon juice, adjust seasoning,

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soak lentils at least 30 minutes before cooking, then drain

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boil for 5 to 10 minutes (depends on lentils)

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add 3 cups of rice, 2 cups of water(depends on rice), Saffron, salt, some vegetable oil, put the lid on, turn on the electric rice cooker (or any kind of pot),

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 when the water mostly absorbed,

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add all the ingredients, gently mix with half-cooked rice,

avoid reaching the ingredients in the bottom of the pan,

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dig some deep holes in the rice mixture with a handle of a (wooden) spoon to make sure the water will evaporate !

put the lid on, and let the cooking process continue on low heat,

 rice cooking time totally : around 30-45 mins

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