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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

VEGETABLE MASALA RICE -MICROWAVE & STOVE TOP

VEGETABLE MASALA RICE
This recipe is done so easily in  few minutes,when there is no mood to make full meals ,moreover it is easily done in microwave in 30 minutes..
Ingredients:

  • Chopped onion 1 cup
  • Chopped vegetables 2 cups

(which includes,potatoes,carrot,beans etc)

  • Biriyani / Masala paste 2 tbsp


(which contains both spices and ginger garlic )

  • Oil 3 tbsp
  • Basmathi Rice (1/2 kg or 2 cups)
  • Water 3 and  1/2 cups
  • Spices (a few)
  • Green mirchi 4 to 6 nos
  • Bay leaf 2 inch made in to small pieces

  • Method:

  • Place oil in a micro safe bowl and micro  it for 30 secs in high(900 w)
  • Take off out side and add spices and again micro it for 2 min in high(900 w).
  • Remove it outside ,and add chopped onion ,mix well.
  • Now again micro it for 3 minutes in high.
  • Remove it outside the microwave,now add chopped vegetables and micro high for 2 minutes.
  • Take it outside add biryani paste / masala paste, and mix well.
  • Micro it for 2 minutes,then take it outside.
  • Then add water, rice  and salt,and micro high it for 21 minutes.Check it out and  mix well after 10 minutes.
  • Then keep in micro high  for the remaining 11 minutes,mix well again after another 5 minutes.
  • Finally remove after a total of 21 minutes , after adding rice and water..
  • Lastly micro it in low 180 w for 2 minutes.
Switch off and remove it outside..Keep it covered for another 15 minutes and serve hot..



Spicy masala rice is ready to serve..


COOKING ON STOVE TOP:
Method:
  • Keep a kadai on the stove,add oil,then after heating ,add onion pieces fry till light brown.
  • Add the vegetables,fry for 5 min in low fire.
  • Then also add ginger garlic paste,green chillies ,and spicy masala paste.
  • Fry in low fire,add water in 1:2 ratio,then add washed rice,and salt.
  • Cook in low fire,or else can cook in prestige pan.
  • Just for 3 whistles in cooker,then switch it off.
Serve piping hot masala rice with Curry or raitha..

ONION RAITHA:
Ingredients:
Onion pieces very finely chopped into small pieces-2 nos
Green chillies-finely chopped 2nos
Tomato-1 no finely chopped
Coriander leaves-finely chopped
Curds-2 cups
Salt to taste .
Method:
Mix curds with onionpieces,green chillies ,tomatoes and corriander leaves,all finely chopped.Add salt to taste.

5 comments:

  1. well explained microwave version!

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  2. Wowww soo tempting rice,absolutely inviting!

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  3. Wow..awesome recipe, thanks for the detailed instructions..

    US Masala

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  4. I love your detailed pictures. Good recipe. I'll come back for more.

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