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Monday, July 26, 2010

VEGGIES AND PANEER FRIED RICE

Recipe courtesy: My daughter
Photos : By me


INGREDIENTS:

Basmati rice - 2 cups
Coconut milk thick extract - 2 cups
Coconut milk thin extract - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup
Mixed vegetables (Beans, carrot, cauliflower, potatoes,capsicum & shelled peas) - 1 cup
Paneer ( cut into cubes ) - 1 cup
Cinnamon - 1 " piece - 2
Cardamom - 4
Cloves - 6
Onion - 1
Ginger- garlic paste - 1 tablespoon
Green chillies(slit) - 2
Pepper powder - 1 tsp.
Cashews - 10
Ghee - 4 tablespoons
Oil - 2 tablespoons



METHOD:

Soak rice in water for 20 mins. Drain water completely and fry it in ghee without breaking the grains. Extract coconut milk and keep it ready.

Fry onions in oil and keep it aside.

Cut paneer into cubes, soak in hot water for 10 minutes. Take out and squeeze thoroughly. Fry in ghee till golden brown and keep aside.

Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker. When hot, add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and slit green chillies. Add ginger garlic paste, saute well and then the chopped mixed vegetables. Crush some cashews and add to it. Now, add the ghee-fried rice, coconut milk and water. Mix well. Add the pepper powder. Allow it to boil. Cover and pressure cook for 3 whistles OR cook in simmer for 15 minutes. When the pressure is released, take out and add the paneer pieces and fried onions to the rice. Fry some more cashews in ghee and add it to the rice. Mix well and serve hot.

23 comments :

  1. Lovely presentation... Cooking in coconut milk enhances the flavor of the rice. You can think of adding your daughter as co-author of ur blog.

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  2. lovely......and nice presentation...

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  3. that looks awesome..i never tried fried rice with coconut milk.. will love 2 try it next time.. loved the cute tomato flowers too :)

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  4. looking yummy n nice decoration

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  5. Came out so perfect...looks yum

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  6. Super fried rice :) Paneer is adding to its taste :)

    BTW I dint know you had a daughter!!! :)

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  7. Wow looks yummy.. fried rice with paneer i always love it... yumm:)

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  8. the fried rice is droolworthy and very delicious and awesome.

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  9. Great presentation and looks so yummy dear...

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  10. Looks delicious Shanthi...Coconut milk cooking adds a lot to the flavor...

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  11. paneer fried rice looks sooo delicious ...never tried fried rice with coconut milk ,it looks divin ...nice presentation too

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  12. Love paneer in the fried rice..looks really yummy

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  13. Awesome fried rice. Love it. Nice presentation!!!

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  14. wow adding paneer made it look even more nice and am sure it must be tasted great too

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  15. Droolworthy fried rice, very tempting and makes me hungry..

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  16. simple yet satisfying dish..looks great!

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  17. woww.. looks colorful and delicious !

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  18. addition of coconut milk will gives nice taste gud idea :)

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