How long to cook dolichos?

Before boiling dolichos (lablab), it requires soaking for 8-10 hours in plenty of cold water. After this procedure, it is enough to rinse the dolichos and you can cook – pour the cereal in a saucepan with boiling water with a margin of a couple of centimeters, cook without a lid over low heat for 2 hours .

How to cook dolichos

You will need – dolichos, water

1. Dolichos after eight hours of soaking, remove from the water in which the beans were soaked.
2. Gently rinse dolichos in fresh water.
3. Pour fresh water into a separate saucepan so that it can completely cover dolichos, place on medium heat, wait for it to boil.
4. Reduce heat to low.
5. Put dolichos in boiling water, cook without a lid for two hours over low heat – add boiling water when the liquid boils away.
6. Salt when dolichos is almost ready – 5 minutes before readiness.
7. Remove the finished dolichos beans from the water with a slotted spoon or put them in a colander.

How to cook soup with dolichos

Pork – 500 grams
Dolichos – 1 cup 300 milliliters
Tomatoes – 2 medium tomatoes
Onions – 1 medium-sized head
Vegetable oil – 3 tablespoons
Lemon – 1 piece
Garlic – 4 teeth
Ground black pepper – half a teaspoon
Salt – a tablespoon

How to cook soup with dolichos
1. Soak dolichos in water.
2. Pour 4 liters of water into a saucepan, put defrosted pork meat and dolichos, cook for 1.5 hours.
3. Salt the broth.
4. Put and cut the pork, return to the broth.
5. Peel and finely chop the onion.
6. Peel the tomatoes and chop.
7. Heat the pan, fry the onion.
8. Add tomatoes and simmer with onions for 10 minutes.
9. Add chopped garlic, spices, salt and cook for another 5 minutes.
10. Serve with sliced ​​lemon.

Tasty Facts

— Dolichos are beans whose country of origin is Africa. Dolichos is used as a side dish, an additive to soups, fish and meat dishes.

– Seasonings for dolichos – basil, saffron, garlic, turmeric.

– The price of dolichos groats is 230 rubles / 1 kilogram (on average in Moscow as of June 2017).

– Calorie content of dolichos – 326 kcal / 100 grams. Dolichos is considered a high-calorie lean dish.

Dolichos with vegetables in a slow cooker

Dolichos – 1 cup
Celery – 3 stalks
Garlic – 2 cloves
Basil – 1 tablespoon
Salt, pepper – to taste

How to cook dolichos in a slow cooker
– Soak dolichos for 8 hours, put in a multicooker pan, pour water at a level 2 centimeters higher than dolichos. Set the multicooker to the “Beans” mode and set the cooking time to 30 minutes. Peel the garlic and pass through a garlic press. Wash and cut the celery.
At the end of the dolichos cooking mode, add chopped garlic and celery, basil, salt and pepper to the slow cooker, and mix well. Continue cooking for another 30 minutes.