26 mars 2012

Channa Pulao

Channa Pulav Ingredients500g channa  / canned garbanzo beans 1 cinnamon stick + 2 cloves2 carrots (finely chopped)2 onions (chopped) 2 tomatoes (chopped) 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 green chillies 1/2 tbsp Ginger + Garlic paste Coriander leavesFor Rice 4 cups Basmati rice 6 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star anise 3 cloves. 2 tbsp ghee / oil Method Soak channa dal overnight & pressure cook. If you are using canned, drain the water & keep aside. Heat oil... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2011

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Ingredients1 can sliced mushroom (drained)350 g Risotto rice (arborio rice)1 Onion (chopped)2 shallots (chopped)2 garlic cloves(chopped)15cl liquid cream2 tbsp olive oil10 g butter150 ml white wine1.5 litres water + 2 stock cubesFreshly ground pepper Salt to tasteA pinch of turmeric (optional)Freshly grated parmesanChopped curry leaves / Parsely leavesMethodBoil water with stock cubes & keep aside.Heat butter in a frying pan. Fry shallots & garlic, till translucent. Then add mushrooms & fry for 3... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2011

Parsi Brown rice

Brown Rice Ingredients4 cups Basmati rice6 cups water1 tsp salt1 tsp sugar10 black pepper corns1 Cinnamon stick3 cardomom pods1 star anise4 cloves1 cup green peas2 tbsp ghee / oil MethodBoil water, add salt & keep aside. Heat ghee in a sauce pan. Add sugar & allow to caramalise.Then add cinnamon, cardomom, pepper corns & cloves.When aroma of the spices rises add basmati rice along with peas.Stir continously & then add boiled water.Bring to the boil, cover tightly and simmer until the rice is tender and the... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2011

Jollof Rice

Jollof RiceIngredientsA piece of ginger4 cloves of garlic2 green chillies***6 chicken thighs (skinned & chopped)1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp salt3  cups cooked Basmati rice2 onions (chopped)2 bellpeppers(diced)2 tbsp tomatoes puree1 chicken stock cubeSalt to tasteCoriander leavesOil for frying Method.Marinate chicken with chilli,turmeric & salt & keep aside.Blend first three ingredients in a mixer & keep asideHeat the oil in a pan.Fry both sides of the marinated chicken & keep aside.In... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2010

Nasi Lemak - Malaysian Coconut Milk Rice

Nasi LemakIngredients4 cups Thai rice4 cups water2 cups thick coconut milk1 tsp salt3 shallots (chopped)A piece of ginger (chopped)Knotted screw pine (optional)A lemon grass (optional)1 tbsp gheeA star anise + cinnamon stickMethodBoil water, add salt & keep aside. Heat ghee in a sauce pan. Add cinnamon & star anise.When aroma of the spices rises add Thai rice.Stir continously .When some rice grains change translucent, add boiled water + cocnut milk.Add knotted screw pine & lemon grass. Bring to the boil, cover tightly and... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2010

Mdardara - Lebanese Rice.

MdardaraIngredients3  cups cooked Basmati rice1 cup cooked brown lentils5 scallions (chopped)A pinch of saffron / 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ground pepperSalt to tasteCoriander leaves2 tbsp ghee / oil Garam Masala (optional)MethodHeat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. Add the chopped scallions & fry till light golden brown.Then add cooked lentils & stir.Dilute saffron in water & add to the lentils.Cover & cook for a while.Garnish with ground pepper.Then add cooked  rice & toss gently.Garnish with coriander... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2009

Cabbage Pulav

Cabbage PulavIngredients2 green chilliesA piece of ginger4 cloves of garlic3  cups cooked Basmati rice150g cabbage ( thinly sliced)1 cup cooked green peas (optional)2 onions (chopped)2 tomatoes (chopped)1 tbsp coriander powder1 tbsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCoriander leaves2 tbsp ghee / oil MethodBlend first three ingredients in a mixer & keep asideHeat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. Add the chopped onions & fry till light golden brown.Then add blended mixture, turmeric, coriander powder, salt ... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2009

Cumin Flavoured Rice

Jeera Rice Ingredients2  cups cooked Basmati rice1 cup cooked green peas1 Onion (finely chopped)1 green chilli ( choped)1 tsp ginger +garlic paste1 tbsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCoriander leaves2 tbsp ghee / oil Method Heat the oil/ ghee in a frying pan. Add the finely chopped onions.Stir often & when it turns light brown add cooked peas.Then add ginger / garlic paste, turmeric, salt, cumin & a little water.Cover & cook for a while.Then add cooked  rice & toss gently.Garnish with... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2008

Egg Biriyani

Egg Biriyani Ingredients2 green chillies4 garlic clovesA piece of ginger9 mint leaves1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 big tomatoes (sliced)3 big onions (sliced)50 g butter / ghee1 Cinnamon stick1 star anise2 cloves3 cardomom podsCoriander leaves 1 tsp garam masalaSalt to taste4 hard boiled eggs========================4 cups Basmati rice6 cups water1 tsp salt1 cinnamon stick3 cardomom pods1 star anise1 bay leaf3 cloves.3 tbsp ghee / oilMethodChop first four ingredients (green masala) using a chopper & keep... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2008

Mediterranean Pulao

Mediterranean PulaoIngredients1 bowl cooked rice (basmati)2 onions (chopped)Chopped capsicum (optional)2 green chillies4 garlic cloves1 tbsp concentrated tomato2 tbsp olive oilSalt to tasteBasil leavesMethodHeat olive oil in a  sauce pan. Fry chopped onions & till translucent.Then add the crushed garlic & sliced chilli.Add concentrated tomato , salt .Fry for some time & add some water ..Cover & cook for some time. Then add cooked rice. Stir well so that the sauce is mixed with the rice.Garnish with chopped basil... [Lire la suite]
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