Adas polou
- lentils and rice

INGREDIENTS

SERVES

6

METHOD

200 g of lentils
2 spoonfuls of salt
15 dl of water
3 dl of rice
1 teaspoon of curry
3 spoonfuls of fried onion
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
2 dl of chopped leek
1 dl chopped dill
100 g of butter or rapeseed oil
1/2 teaspoon of saffron

ADAS POLOU MAY BE SERVED WITH LEG OF LAMB, CHICKEN, OR TURKEY BREAST.

1 Rinse the lentils and boil them until they become
soft in water containing one teaspoon of salt.
2 Boil the rice as in the recipe shown previously.
Add curry, fried onion, cinnamon, chopped leek,
dill and lentils to the rice and mix well. Heat oil in a large saucepan and add the mixture. Sprinkle one spoonful of caraway over the rice if you like
caraway. Steam the rice as described previously.
3 Crush the saffron in a mortar and dissolve it in two
to four spoonfuls of hot water. Add it to the rice.

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