Persian Lentil and Date Rice | Adas Polo
Gather all the ingredients you’ll need for this Persian mixed rice dish
1
Now for the spices! Cinnamon, turmeric, saffron, and salt
2
Sauté sliced onion in olive oil until translucent - about 3 minutes on medium heat
3
Add in the spices, raisins, dates, and nuts!
4
Add in the half cooked lentils and stir
5
Layer parboiled rice with the lentil mixture in a large pot starting with olive oil
6
Using the end of a wooden spoon make 3 or 4 deep steam holes
7
Cover the pot with a dish towel, place the lid on, and wrap the dish towel up like a present
8
Turn it high/medium high for 5 minutes or so to let the steam develop
9
Turn to low and cook for 45 to 60 minutes
2 cups
Basmati Rice, Parboiled
2 cups
Half Cooked Green Lentils
1
Onion, Slices
1/4 cup
Olive Oil
1 cup
Raisins
1/2 cup
Dates
1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
Powder Saffron
1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric
1/4 cup
Pistachio
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