Saturday, February 4, 2012

Vegetable rice and Mutter Paneer

This is actually vegetable fried rice without spring onions.It is as tasty as that.


Basmathi Rice--------------------------------------------2 Cups
Beans finely chopped-------------------------------------1 Cup
Carrot finely chopped-------------------------------------1 Cup
Capsicum finely chopped---------------------------------1/2 cup
Onion finely chopped-------------------------------------1 Cup
Soy Sauce------------------------------------------------1 tsp
Chilly Sauce----------------------------------------------1 Tsp or if you want it hot you can add up to 2 Tsp
Oil-------------------------------------------------------2 Tbsp

Cook the rice with 4 cups water with half teaspoon of salt and keep.

Keep the flame in high and add oil in a Kadai.Once it is very hot add the onions and fry till it turns transparent.Then add the vegetables and add the required amount of salt and fry them till they are cooked.As the vegetables are finely chopped it will cook very soon.So keep an eye on it or else it will get burnt.Then add the soy sauce and chilly sauce and fry for 2 minutes. Lower the flame and the add the rice little by little and mix well.The Rice is now ready to serve.

For the Side dish


Paneer-------------------------------------------------------------200 gms cubed
Mutter-------------------------------------------------------------100 Gms
Tomato puree------------------------------------------------------100 gms
Grated onion-------------------------------------------------------1 Cup
Tomatoes-----------------------------------------------------------2 grind it in a mixie
Turmeric Powder---------------------------------------------------1 Tsp
Chilly Powder-------------------------------------------------------1 Tsp
Salt------------------------------------------------------------------1 Tsp
Garam Masala-------------------------------------------------------1 Tsp
Magic Masala(Cloves. Cinnamon,Cardamom)powder each a liberal pinch
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Oil-------------------------------------------------------------------1 Tbsp

Add oil in a non stick pan or Kadai and once it is hot add the grated onions  and stir.Add the Turmeric powder and mix well.Now add salt and chilly powder and cook for 3 minutes.Cook the Peas(Mutter) with a pinch of salt and keep.Fry the paneer in a Tawa with very little oil.Turn the pieces so that both the sides are evenly fried. Add the ground tomatoes to the onion and cook for 5 minutes.Then add the peas and Mix well.Cover and cook in low flame for 5 more minutes.Add the Paneer and cover and cook for two more minutes.Then add the tomato puree and add all the Masala and  mix well.Turn off the flame and garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves.