Oct 30, 2008

Shahi Paneer!

this is one of my favorite nawabi khana! LOL!!! again a hot favorite of my kids because its not spicy and my hubby doesnt like it very much coz its very heavy and not spicy. this recipe goes for the Andra cuisine hosted by Hari Priya

3 tbsp oil
2 onions finely chopped
2 tomatoes finely chopped
6 cashew nuts powdered
1 tsp coriander pwdr
1 tsp red chili pwdr (if u want more spicy u can add more)
1/2 tsp garam masala pwdr
1/2 cup mutter
10 kismis
200 gms paneer
200 ml whipping cream
1 tbsp butter
coriander leaves to garnish
salt to taste
water if needed

Fry onions in oil and when its light brown add tomatoes and mix well. Add the cashew pdwr to this and mix well again.Add coriander pwdr, red chili pwdr and garam masala pwdr to this. Then add mutter, kismis and paneer to this. When the paneer is light brown add whipping cream to it. If u find it thick u can add water to it to make ur own consistency. Boil the mixture and add salt.

turn off the stove and add butter to it. Serve with rotis or pulav!

Oct 20, 2008

The 3 'P' Pulav! and kebebs.

Now a days im just in a mood to make different types of pulavs because my devar is here and he loves pulavs.. any type!!

So this saturday i was in a loss what ti make.. so i just put the veggies my son loves and made a twist in the normal pulav and then came out the 3 'p' pulav! LOL!!!

here goes the recipe..

2 cups basmati rice washed and socked for 20 mts
11/2 tbsp ghee
1 heaped tsp ginger garlic paste
5 cardomons
5 cloves
1/2 inch cinammon stick
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp jeera
1 medium onion
1 medium potato sliced
3/4th cup paneer cut into small pieces
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 handful of corriander and mint leaves
1 green chilli

Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadai and add the ginger garlic paste till its brown. then add the spices and onions.

When the onions are tranculent add the potatos and the paneer till slightly brown.

make a paste of the corriander and mint leaves and green chillli. DO add more green chillis if u want it spicy.

add the paste to the potatos and fry for 2 mts.

Add water and salt to it. When the water boils add basmati rice to it.

Close and le tit cook in low fire for 15 mts.

mix well before serving!

this entry goes for the Rice Mela hosted by Srivalli.