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Best and easy Main course for a get together
Published On: 29 May 2009
Bengali: Laban / Noone
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
tamil: Mangal Mullangi/Carrot
telugu: Gajjara Gadda / Carrot
kannada: Gajjari/Gajjara Gadde
Bengali: Gujar / Gajor
Konkani: Carrot / Kaacreta
English: French Beans
telugu: French Chikkudu
kannada: French Beans / Huruli Kayi
hindi: Bakla / Pharasbeen / Sem
Konkani: Beans / Anne Saango
Oriya: French Beans
Punjabi: Fras Bean
Kashmiri: Fraa’Sh Bean
malayalam: Urulakizhangu / Kizhangu
telugu: Bangaala Dumpa / Urlagadda / Alu Gadda
hindi: Aloo / Batata
Konkani: Kook / Batato
English: Cauli Flower
tamil: Cauliflower / Kovippu / Pookosu
telugu: Cauliflower / Gobi Puvvu
hindi: Phulgopi / Pattagobi
Bengali: Phool Kopi / Fulkopi
Gujarati: Koli Flower / Foolkobi
Konkani: Cauli Flower / Pulla Kosu
Marathi: Phool Gobi
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
tamil: Mundhiri Paruppu / Andiparippu
malayalam: Andiparippu / Kashuvandiparippu / Parangi Andi
kannada: Godambi / Geru Beeja
Bengali: Hijli Badam
Konkani: Cajjubi / Caaju / Moyi / Kazu
Oriya: Kaju / Lanka Ambumanji / Kajubadam
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
English: Mint Leaves
telugu: Pudhina Koora
kannada: Pudina Sopu / Chetni Maragu
Bengali: Poodina Patha
Gujarati: Fudino / Phodina
Konkani: Pudina / Vodthalaun
Oriya: Podana Patra
Punjabi: Hara Pudina
Soak rice in water for atleast 1/2 an hour.
Grind all the ingredients together and make a fine paste. Do not add more water.
Heat ghee in a wok/frying pan on low flame.
Fry the Splitted Cashew nuts (To Garnish) till golden brown and keep them aside.
Fry the sliced onions (To Garnish)in the wok on medium flame till brown and crispy. Keep them aside.
Add the bay leaf and spice powder to wok. 7)Then add the ground paste to the wok and cook by constantly stirring on medium flame for 5 minutes.
Now add all the Vegetables and cook for 2 minutes.
Then add 1 cup of water to it and cook for 5 minutes.
Add Jeera Powder, Chili Powder and Salt to it.
Drain the soaked rice and add the rice to wok.
Stir till rice is completely coated by the masala.
Get the rice cooker ready and transfer the wok contents to the rice cooker vessel.
Add water(I add water till 5 or 5 1/2 level) and cook.
When its done, transfer rice to serving bowl and garnish with fried cashew nuts, onions and chopped cilantro.
:-Serve hot with Raitha (Curd/Yogurt, Chopped onions, Grated carrot, Chopped green chili, chopped tomato - optional, salt, water, little chat masala)
Note:- You can add any other vegetables or frozen vegetables. Just remember frozen vegetables need less time and water to be cooked and Raw vegetables take more time and water.
Tried the recipe, with very lil variations, It came out real yum. My husband is a veggie and he absolutely loved it!!!...Thanks a heap!!!
Its very delicious. i had guests over last weekend and i tried this recipe. Everybody loved it. Thank you Babitha
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