Hai friends...Happy weekahead..Lets start another busy week...
To give you energy and keep your week going,I am going to show you a yummy briyani which is made with my favorite veggie Bell Pepper...
I love to add Bell peppers in all my dishes...Some how I love the crunch they gave to the dishes...It makes the dish colourful as well as flavourful..
This recipe is best served with raita or pachadis..I served it with pineapple pachadi,which was a hit in my house..
So with no more delay, here I deliver the recipe..
Basmati Rice-2 cups soaked for 30 mins
Capsicum / Bell Pepper-1 large cubed
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-2 tsp
Salt to taste
For Green Masala:
Fennel Seeds / Sombu-1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai-1 inch piece
Cloves / Krambu-4
Cardamom / Yelakai-4
Coriander leaves / Cilantro-1 cup
In a blender take all ingrediants given for grinding and make into a fine paste.
Heat ghee in a kadai,add in cumin seeds..After it crackle add in onions,cook this till golden brown..
Add in the ground masala and cook till oil separates from this..
Add in tomatoes and mix well...Season with salt.
Add in turmeric,coriander,chilli and garam masala powder.
Add in capsicum and mix well..Pour in curd and mix well.
Add in the soaked rice and fry for 2 mins..
Pour in 4 cups of water(for 1 cup rice add 1 cup water)...Let this come up to boil..
Cover and simmer on a very low flame for 15-20 mins until the rice is cooked and all water has absorbed..
Serve with your favorite gravy or raita..
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|Take all your ingrediants|
|Chop up all your veggies|
|Take all your ingrediants in a blender|
|Make it into a fine paste|
|Heat your ghee|
|add in cumin seeds|
|now add in onions|
|cook till golden brown|
|add in your paste|
|cook till oil separates|
|add in tomatoes|
|sprinkle some salt in...|
|add in turmeric powder|
|and your garam masala powder|
|throw in your bell pepper|
|and your curd...|
|throw in soaked rice|
|pour in water|
|and wait till it comes to a boil|
|let it boil|
|cover and simmer|
|till rice is cooked|
|My favorite is pineapple pachadi|