Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Fried Rice and Gravy


Serving: 4

Ingredients:

Basmathi rice: 2 cup
Ginger Garlic paste: 1 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon: 8 small pieces (1/2" each)
Clove: 10
Carrot: 1/4 lb
Green beans: 1/4 lb
Capsicum: 1/4 lb
Garam masala: 1tsp
Oil: 2tbs
Butter: 2tbs
Water: 5 cup

Method:

Wash and soak rice with 3cup of water for 2 hours and cook rice by adding butter.
Chop green beans and carrot thin length wise (beans french cut style).
Cook green beans and carrot with 2 cup of water by adding 1/4 tsp salt, when its cooked drain the water.
Take a pan add oil, Cinnamon, clove fry for a min then add ginger garlic paste, chopped capsicum
until it gets tender now add cooked beans and carrot and fry for 2 to 3 min, at last add garam masala, salt and stir well, add this to cooked rice and mix well.


Gravy:

Ingredients:

Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
Cinnamon: 1/4"
Elaichi: 1
Clove: 1
Turmeric powder: 1/4tsp
Poppy seed: 2tsp
Methi seeds: 1/2tsp
Jeera / Cumin seeds: 1/2tsp
Coriander seed: 1tsp
Soaked cashew nut: 4
Green / Red Chili: 1
Tomato: 1
oil: 2tbs
Onion: 1
Tomato ketchup: 1/2 cup

Method:

Grind Grated coconut, Cinnamon, Elaichi, Clove, Turmeric powder, Poppy seed, Methi seeds, Jeera / Cumin seeds, Coriander seed, Soaked cashew nut, Green / Red Chili, Tomato without adding water.

Take a pan saute onion with oil, once onion becomes transparent and masala and cook it until oil separates. Add tomato ketchup just before switching of the stove.