Saturday, November 28, 2009

Tomato mutter Briyani

5-6 Tomatoes (grind in mixie to make puree)
1 ½ Cup Basmati Rice
1 Cup Green peas
2 Cloves1 Cardamom
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
½ cup Coconut milk
1 teaspoon Kus Kus

To grind
Small Ginger
4 - 5 Garlic pieces
3 chilly
Some Coriander leaves

Chilly powder as needed
Sambhar powder
Salt as needed
Cilantro to garnish
Wash and soak the Basmati rice.
Grind small piece of ginger, garlic, green chilly and coriander leaves and keep aside.
In a large pressure cooker add oil and heat. When heated add fennel seed, cardamom, cloves, ground paste, sauté. Add the tomatoes and the green peas, saute for a few minutes. Add Sambhar powder, salt, chilly powder. Drain the water from the rice and add the wet rice to this. Mix everything and sauté for a few minutes. Add water (1.5 cups water for every 1 cup of rice) and let it cook. Give it a whistle and then turn off the stove. Finally Garnish with chopped cilantroSprinkle some ghee and serve hot.

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