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Saturday, 15 October 2011

Chinese fried rice
ingredients
2 cups Rice 100 gms Beans Finely Chopped
3 tbsp Oil

2 Carrot Finely Chopped
1 Onion Sliced
100 gms Cabbage Finely Chopped
2 Spring Onions Finely Chopped
2-3 Green Chilies cut lenghtwise
1 tsp Ginger Chopped Finely
1 tsp Garlic Finely Chopped
2 tbsp Soya Sauce
Salt & pepper to taste

How to make chinese fried rice:
  • Pick, wash and soak the rice in enough water for 10-15 minutes and drain.
  • Boil water, add rice and little salt.
  • Cook uncovered on low heat till rice is tender.
  • Take care not to overcook the rice. Each grain of rice should be separate.
  • When rice is done, drain and add soom cold water and drain again using a large seive and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai / large pan and stir fry all the chopped vegetables.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Take care that vegetables are not overdone, they should be crisp.
  • Mix salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix well. Now mix the soya sauce to it.
  • Cook the chinese fried rice for 2-3 minutes and serve hot.
Sahi panner

ingredients
200 gms Paneer
2 Medium Onions
1" Ginger
3-4 Garlic Pieces
2 Green chillies
1/2 tsp White Pepper Powder
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
3-4 tbsp Cream
1/4 cup Dry fruits (Cashew Nuts, Raisins, Makhane)
1/2 cup Milk
8-10 tbsp Vegetable oil
Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Heat oil in a kadhai.
  • Cut paneer into small cubes. Fry over medium heat until light brown.
  • Keep the paneer pieces aside.
  • Saute the dry fruits in one tablespoon of oil.
  • Grind onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli in a blender and make a fine paste.
  • Fry the mixture in the remaining oil until golden brown and oil starts separating.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, white pepper, turmeric powder, garam masala. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add milk to make the gravy. Bring the gravy to boil. Reduce the heat and cook until the gravy becomes thick.
  • Put a portion of the dry fruits in the gravy while it is being cooked. Keep the rest of dry fruits for decorating.
  • Finally add paneer cubes and 1 tbsp cream. Heat for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish shahi paneer with cream and dry fruits and coriander leaves.