Friday, December 26, 2008

Chinese Pulao


Ingredients

1 cup basmathi rice

1 carrot cut into long thin strips

4-5 chopped beans(parboiled)

5 to 6 - baby corn cut into small pieces and boiled

1 ½ cup - cauliflower cut into small flortets and boiled

1/4 cup boiled peas

1 onion sliced

1 capsicum cut into thin long strips

4 fried red chillies(soak it for 5 min and then grind it to a smooth paste adding a little water)

10  flakes of  garlic crushed

salt & pepper to taste

pinch of ajinomoto (optional)

1/2 tsp vinegar

1/2 tsp light soya sauce

1 tbsp tomato ketchup

1/4 tsp chilli sauce 

Method

  • Soak the rice for half an hour, drain and then cook till 3/4th done. keep aside
  • Heat oil in a Kadai, add red chilli paste and fry till the raw smell disappears,then add garlic, babycorn, carrot,Peas,beans, cauliflower & onion and fry for couple of minutes
  • Then add pepper, salt, ajinomoto, chilli sauce, tomato sauce, soya sauce & vinegar. 
  • Mix and again cook for 2 minutes. 
  • Then add capsicum and cook till the vegetables are crisp.Do not overcook the vegetables
  • Then add basmathi rice & mix it well.
  • Close the lid and cook for 15 min on a low flame.Serve Hot