Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Moghul Biriyani

1.Basmati rice 2 cups
2.Water 3 cups
3.Beans 1/4 cup(chopped)
4.Cauliflower 10 flowerets
5.Carrot 1/4 cup grated
6.Potato 1/4 cup(peel potato and cut into 1" long)
7.Onion 2 (chopped)
8.Tomato 5
9.Curd 1 cup
10.Ginger garlic paste 1 tblsp
11.Turmeric powder,red chilli powder and corainder powder
each one tsp.
12.Oil and salt as required.
Masala spices:-

1.Cardamom 2
2.Cloves 2
3.Bay leaf 1
4.Aniseed 1 tsp
5.Cinnamom 1 piece
6.Khus-khus 1 tsp

1.Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes.
2.Put tomato in boiling water.Peel the skin.
Take a kadai.Add oil and the peeled tomato.Saute well
and make it a paste. Keep aside.
3.Heat oil in a deep curved pan
Add masala spices
Add tomato paste
Add all the chopped vegetables and onion
Sprinkle little water and allow the vegetables to cook.
Add ginger garlic paste
Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and corainder powder
Add salt
4.Mix in curd and rice.
Pour three cups of water and mix well.
Pressure cook for ten minutes without putting the weight.
Reduce the flame and again cook for ten minutes.
5.Finally reduce the flame and keep under
"DHUM" (keep the vessel in a big pan containing boiling water
for ten minutes till the moisture is absorbed).

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