Saturday, June 18, 2011

Coloured rice Recipe

Ingredients:

Basmati rice                                                                        700 gms.
Butter                                                                                  115 gms.
Saffron thread crushed                                                         2 tsp.
Cardamom                                                                          4 nos.
Cloves                                                                                5 nos.
Cinnamon                                                                           3 sticks
Onions finely chopped                                                         2 nos.
Green Pepper,cored seeded and finally chopped                 2 nos.
Red Pepper,cored and finely chopped                                2 nos.
Chicken stock,                                                                   1.4 litres
Pepper                                                                               to taste
Salt                                                                                    to taste

Procedure:

1.Soak saffron in a bowl with 2 tbsp. of boiling water.
2.Heat butter in a heavy bottom Kadai, add cardamom, cloves and cinnamon sticks and fry for 3 min.
3.Add chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
4.Add green and red pepper and fry for 5 min.
5.Add rice and stir for 2 min.
6.Add chicken stock, soaked saffron, salt and pepper powder and bring the rice to boil, cook in a slow flame till rice is done. Serve hot.


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