Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Mushroom rice

Preparation time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 35 mins

Basmati Rice-2cups
Coriander leaves-a fistful (chopped)
Mint leaves-a fistful (chopped)
Bay leaf-a small leaf
Coconut milk-1 to 2 cups (Optional)
Lemon juice-1tsp
Ghee or oil-3tbsp
Salt to taste

Grind and make a paste of:
Fennel seeds-1/2tsp
Cinnamon-2inch stick
Green chilies-4 to 5 (depends how spicy you want)
Ginger-garlic paste-1tbsp

Slice Onion into length-wise. Chop tomatoes finely. Cut mushroom into pieces. Grind and make a paste of the above mentioned ingredients. Soak basmati rice for 15 minutes.

Heat ghee or oil in a deep bottomed vessel. Add bay leaf and fry for a minute. Add onion and fry till it turns into golden brown in color. Add ground paste and fry till raw smell goes off. Add chopped tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft. Add a little salt which makes the tomatoes soft quickly. Add mushroom pieces and fry till it becomes little soft. Add chopped coriander and mint leaves and fry till it becomes wilted. Then add soaked basmati rice and fry for 2 to 3 minutes or till the water evaporates from the rice.

Add 4 cups of water(either coconut milk+water or water alone), salt and lemon juice. Cover and cook.

Serve hot with raita.


Preeti Kashyap said...

Lovely Recipe!

kitchen queen said...

The mushroom rice looks so delicious and yummy.

Priya said...

Truly delicious...looks fantastic..

Rachana Kothari said...

Lovely rice dish with mushrooms, looks fantastic!

kothiyavunu said...

Superb ..loved the look..spicy n delicious and very appetizing!!

Pari said...

looks so appetising and flavourful.

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe,love your version too of mushroom rice,sounds really good and seems tasty

Tina said...

Luv mushrooms in any form....Adipoli ...Kurachu ingottekku eduthotto...

Gulmohar said...

Such a lovely and flavorful dish...Looks really yummm..

Swarna said...

Looks very delicious dear..

Rohini said...

Awesome...! I will dfntly try this as I am a gr8 fan of Mushrooms :)

Arti said...

Looks delicious

Nostalgia said...

Yum.. looks like biriyani to me. Good one!

Pavithra said...

Mushroom is my fav one.. I love anything if it has mushroom surely i love this and the platter itself tempting me..yummy rice.

Jagruti said...

Rice looks delicious and tasty..:-))

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