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Butter and Lentil Rice (Burma)

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“This recipe was featured on week 43 of my food blog, "Travel by Stove." I am attempting to cook one meal from every nation on Earth, and Burma is my 43rd stop. Unless otherwise noted, my Travel by Stove recipes are taken from authentic or traditional sources, and this recipe has been posted without any alternations or additions to the ingredients.This recipe is by Burmese blogger Tin Cho Chaw.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Drain the dal and rinse the basmati rice until the water runs clear. Put the rice in a pot and layer the soaked dal on top. Add the remaining ingredients and the water.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed.
  3. Let rest for five minutes before serving.

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