Adas Polo Recipe – Lentil Rice – Persian Dish
One of the easiest dishes in Persian cuisine is Adas Polo. The primary ingredients in this dish are rice and (green) lentils. The dish can be prepared with significant variations, as in this example, served with raisins and almonds. My mom likes to prepare this dish with small ground beef or lamb meat balls.
I also love this dish with fresh herbs and some plain yogurt on the side.
I recommend preparing this dish in a non-stock pot. This also encourages the formation of “Tadig” which is rice that fries on the bottom of the pot.
Here are the ingredients: