Monday, December 28, 2009

Makhani Babycorn Rice & Awards

Well i just loved this makhani rice ....earlier I had posted Makhani gravy with paneer so this time I thought of mixing rice with the gravy and use babycorn with it for a change ......what a turn i must say ....its tasted so very nice that I have definetly book marked this recipe when i have invited guests for dinner......

For the rice

1 1/2 cup Rice

2 tsp dry mint

1 bay leaf

salt to taste

1 tsp oil

For the gravy

10-12 baby corn Diced

2 tsp oil for shallow frying the babycorn

2 tbsp chopped garlic

2 tbsp grated ginger

4-5 roughly chopped green chillies

2 cinnamon stick

4 cloves

1 bay leaf

3 green cardamom

1 star anise

3 tbsp cashew-nut paste

2 tbsp fresh cream

1 tsp garam masala powder

1 tsp cumin powder

3/4 cup tomato puree

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tbsp roasted kasoori methi

1 tsp red chilly powder

1 tbsp honey/ sugar

salt to taste

3 tbsp finely chopped coriander

2 tbsp oil for the gravy


For the Rice
  • Heat water in a pan,when it starts boiling add dry mint,bay leaf,salt and oil and mix, then add rice and cook till 3/4 done,drain it and keep aside to cool

  • Mix it with salt and oil and keep aside
For the gravy
  • Parboil the baby corn & then shallow fry it in 2 tsp oil till crisp and then keep aside

  • Heat oil in a pan, add cloves,star anise,cinnamon,cardamom,garlic,grated ginger,green chillies and fry for 1-2 minutes

  • Then add tomato puree and fry till the raw smell goes off and it leaves oil

  • Add cumin powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,Roasted kasoori methi,garam masala powder,salt and fry for 2-3 minutes on a low flame

  • Add cashew nut paste and 1 cup of water and mix well and bring it to a boil

  • Add honey,cream,and stir well, add babycorn and coriander leaves and cook till the gravy is thick and then switch off the gas and allow it to cool
For the Makhani babycorn rice
  • Mix the rice gently with the gravy and keep it on the low flame for 15 minutes and then serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

Now Award time :) One more beautiful Award , Thanks Ashkuku , Vineetha for passing me this beautiful Award which I would cherish on my blog :)

And priya for this lovely gift...