Indian lentil rice Recipe

Indian lentil rice


  • 2 cups of cooked Indian rice
  • 2 tablespoons of black gram
  • 2 tablespoons of red lentils
  • 1/2 lemon juice only
  • 2 tablespoons of cashew nuts
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of tandori spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • fresh herbs for garnish

How to make Indian lentil rice

  1. Heat oil, add cumin seeds, lentils and gram, add spices: tandori and turmeric. Mix well.
  2. Add 1/2 cup of water, bring to boil, simmer about 10-15 minutes till lentils and black gram are cooked. If needed add more water.
  3. Once lentils and black gram are cooked and water evaporates add rice, cashew nuts, mix well. Simmer till rice warms up.
  4. Serve sprinkled with lemon juice and herbs.

Question from the Chef

“What's your favorite way to cook with black gram?”

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