Sunday, August 1, 2010

Brown rice Fried rice

Yesterday I prepared Brown rice  which is a flavorsome and nutritious dish. Brown rice is nothing but,When only the outermost layer of a grain of rice (the husk) is removed, brown rice is produced. To produce white rice, the next layers underneath the husk (the bran layer and the germ) are removed, leaving mostly the starchy endosperm.Several Vitamins and dietary minerals are lost in this removal and the subsequent polishing process.So Brown rice considered as more nutritional  than white rice. So I made a point to include Brown rice in our regular diet.Rice is little bit chewy  but  considered worth when seen in nutritional point of view.

Brown Rice -2cups (Cooked with  4 cups of water and cooled completely so that the grains are separate)
Chopped vegetables-1 cup(Carrot. cauliflower,beans,peas)
Paneer -1/2cup(Cubed paneer pieces)
Onion-1 Small
Green chillies(Slit length wise)-2(Adjust as per your taste)
Coriander powder-1tsp
Cumin powder-1tsp
Red chilly powder-1tsp(Adjust as per your taste)
Broken cashews-Few
Tomato puree-(2-3 tbsp)
Ginger garlic paste(1tbsp)
Ghee or oil(2tbsp)
Coriander and mint leaves for garnishing.

1)Chop the onion and fry the onions in ghee or oil. till they become transparent.
2)Now add the broken cashews and fry for a while.
3)Now add ginger garlic paste and fry it till it becomes separated and then add green chilles.
4)Now add all the chopped vegetables and cook them by adding water and closing the lid.
5)When the vegetables have become soft remove the lid and allow all the water to evaporate.
6)Add the tomato puree and sauté all the  vegetables in puree till all th flavor goes into vegetables.
7)Now add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, chilly powder and sauté for a while.
8) Now add paneer and Cook for awhile.
9)Now add the cooked rice and cook on low heat for few minutes.
10)Finally garnish with coriander and mint leaves and serve

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