Showing posts with label ONE POT MEAL. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ONE POT MEAL. Show all posts

Monday, October 21, 2019


Tomato Rice/Pulao..

Yummy Tomato rice can be cooked in half an hour in IP..
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  • Tomatoes chop..Medium size..6 no.s
  • Onion chop..1 big one chopped
  • Peas ..200 gms
  • Coriander /kothmeer leaves..2 handfuls
  • Ginger garlic paste..1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder..1 to 1 &  1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder..1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder..1 tbsp..(less or more optional..
  • Salt..To taste
  • Oil ..3 tbsp
  • Ghee..1 tbsp
  • Jeera..1 tsp
  • Cloves..9no.s
  • Cardamoms.. 5 no.s
  • Cinnamon..1 inch made in to slits
  • Rice..1 cup.. Washed well 

  • Keep all the materials ready..And
  • Turn IP to  saute..When Hot..
  • Add oil and ghee..To the IP..
  •  Next add jeera..And add spices cloves..Cardamoms..And cinnamon.. and saute
  •  Add onion chop and fry until transculent.
  • Next add cashews and fry..After 2 minutes..Add  coriander leaves and peas and saute.. 
  • Then add .. tomato chop and fry until mushy..
  •  Add turmeric..Chilli powders and saute..Next add garam masala powder and salt.. and mix well.
  •  Now add washed rice and fry  for 2 minutes..
  • Lastly add water and mix well..The rice and water ratio i followed is 1: 1 &3/4..
  • Even one can use up to 1: 1&1/2.. 
  •  Turn off IP to cancel.. Switch off..And 
  • Turn IP  to manual to 8 minutes thru pressure cooking..
  • 5 minutes after beeping,Quick Release the remaining pressure and open the IP lid.. 

  • Gently mix the Tomato rice .. Transfer to serving bowl after a few minutes..Serve hot with onion yoghurt raitha..

Compared to other one pot meals tomato rice consumes more chilli powder and garam masala powder..

Wednesday, October 16, 2019



Vegetable Biryani ..a one-pot vegetarian meal is made of pressure cooking rice and vegetables with onion and spices with in half an hour time..


  • Rice grains..1 cup
  • Vegetables chopped in to small cubes..potatoes
  • Frozen vegetables 1 cup
  • Onion...1 big sliced  
  • Green chillies..4 to 5 no.s 
  • Corriander handful 
  •  Jeera..1tsp
  •  Cardmom..cloves.. a few each up to 10 no.s
  • Cinnamon..1 inch stick
  •  Ginger garlic paste..1 to 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder..1/ 2 tsp
  •  Chilli powder..1 tsp
  • taste 
  • Garam masala powder..1 and 1/4 tsp..depending on spice eating levels.
  • Yoghurt..2 tbsp 
  • Lemon juice..1 tsp
  •  Water.. 1 & 3/4 cup( same measuring cup for rice and water)

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  • Add oil 4 tbsp and 1 tbsp ghee.. to the Instapot pan..turn saute..wait till the display reads "Hot".
  • Add  jeera..cardmoms..cloves and cinnamon spices to the ip pan and fry for half minute.
  • Next add onion slices and saute  till transculent.. 
  • Next add potato cubes and fry..after 2 minutes add frozen vegetables and green chillies..
  • Add ginger garlic paste and mix well..
  •  Next add turmeric powder,and chilli powder and garam Masala powder, salt and fry..
  • Next add handful corriander leaves and saute. 
  •  Add 2 tbsp curds/ yoghurt and saute well.
  • Add washed rice and mix well. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Next add water.. My Rice water ratio is 1: 1& 3/4..                                 but ideal is 1:1&1/2..
  • Lastly add 1 tsp of lemon juice to the IP pan. 
  • Mix well..turn off..cancel saute now..
  • And.. turn to ..manual for 8 minutes in high pressure.  

  • After done..5 minutes after the beep..Quick release the extra pressure and open the lid..Mix gently..Serve Hot with onion yoghurt chutney.. 

Friday, December 10, 2010



Panch daal -khichdi, a very healthy recipe full of protiens. It is necessary for every adult to have it atleast weekly twice..its very healthy for both children and elders.
  • Rajma-50 gms
  • Channa -50 gms
  • Kabuli channa -50 gms
  • Moong daal -50 gms
  • Urad daal(black gram)-50 gms
  • Each variety 1 small cup, Soak them each seperately in different dishes

  • Basmathi rice 50 gms
  • Green chilli 3 nos
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp(optional)
  • Raw coconut 2" piece
  • Onions2 nos(chopped)
  • Oil 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee 1 tbsp( optional)
  • Salt
  • Water for cooking

For paste:
Grind green chillies ,raw coconut ,and ginger in to a paste.


  • Wash the soaked daals and micro  half boil  them in a micro safe bowl  at high 900 watts for 10 minutes by adding 3 glasses of water.
  • Stir twice in between.Keep aside by covering with a lid.
  • Place oil in another micro safe bowl and add chopped onion and micro at 900 w for 2 minutes.
  • Remove outside and mix well.
  • Now add green chilli,coconut, and ginger paste ,garam masala paste/ powder and mix well.
  • Again micro high at 900 w for 1 minute.
  • Now add daals ,ginger garlic paste,ghee,stir well and micro high at 900 w for 2 minutes.
  • Lastly add  pre washed basmathi rice amd micro  high for 1 min .
  • Now add salt and water and micro high for 21 minutes.
  • Stir atleast twice in between..
  • Remove outside and cover it with a lid, to settle for 15 minutes.
Then serve  with any raitha or chutney/curry..