Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Corainder Rice(Kothimera Rice)

Ingredients :

Basmati rice - 1 Cup (250 Gms)

Corainder Leaves - 1 1/2 bunch (only leaves)

Mixed vegetables - 1 cup

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbl spoon

Cloves - 2

Cinnamon - 2

Onion - 1(slices)

Green Chillies - 4

Oil - 2 tbl spoon

Cashews - 5

Ghee - 2 tbl spoon

Tomato - 1 (sliced)

Chaat Masala - 1/2 tbl spoon

Water - 1 1/2 cup

Procedure :

1.Take Pan and add heat ghee and fry cashews.

2.Take out the cashews and add oil.

3.Fry cloves and cinnamon.

4.Then fry ginger garlic paste and add onion and fry it well.

5.Then add half spoon chat masala(it gives good taste).

6.Now add half sliced tomato and fry well. T
hen add mixed veg and fry it well.

7.Grind green chillies then add corainder leaves only and grind it. Now add this paste and mix it well.

8.Then add rice and mix it.

9.Now take electric rice cooker add this fried rice,water,salt and mix it.

10.Serve hot Corainder rice with raita or curd.

Note : We can do corainder rice in cooker also.In cooker after adding water and rice let it boil for 5 mins in high flame. Then close with cap (without whistle) keep it in very low flame and cook until rice cooks.It will take around 20 to 30 mins to cook rice.

This is my entry to "JFI: Jhiva For Cilantro" hosted by Cilantro.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Sooji Sweet (Goduma Nooka Sweet) - Mithai Mela

Ingredients :

Sooji - 1 cup

Sugar - 1 1/4 cup

Water - 1/2 cup

Ghee - 5 tbl spoon


1.Take pan add ghee - 1 tbl spoon and heat it.In
that add sooji and fry it for sometime and take it out.

2.Now add sugar and water.Allow sugar to dissovle
in water.

3.As it boils it reaches it consistency of a syrup.

4.Now add sooji in that.

5.Add ghee - 4 tbl spoons in that.

6.Take plate and apply ghee on that and add this sooji mix.

7.Now let it cool and cut into pieces.

This goes to Srivalli who is hosting a wonderful event of Mithai Mela.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Gulab Jamun

Ingredients :

For Sugar Syrup :

1.Sugar - 700 gms

2.Water - 700 gms

3.Elachi - 4 ( slightly crushed )

To make gulab jamun :

1.Gulab Jamun Packet - 1 (200 gms)

2.Water - 3/4 cup ( 120ml )

3.Oil - deep frying

Procedure :

Preparation Of Sugar Syrup :

1.Dissovle sugar in equal quantity of water and boil it for 5mins.

2.Flavor the syrup with crushed elachi .

To prepare gulab jamun :

1.Add 3/4 cup (average size) 120 ml water to the mix and make it into a soft dough by gentle mixing.

2.Add water in steps while mixing.

3.Make small round shaped jamuns.

4.Fry them over low heat in oil ( or ghee) till golden brown jamuns develop.The frying should not be done at very high heat.