Masala Pulao लखनऊ जैसा मसाला पुलाव bonus 2 types Raita recipes Masala Khichdi

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35-40 minutes
2-4
Indian
Masala Pulao लखनऊ जैसा मसाला पुलाव bonus 2 types Raita recipes Masala Khichdi Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Ginger Green Chili Paste

½ inch Ginger, peeled, slice, अदरक

2 Green chilies (less spicy & cut into half) हरी मिर्च

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Masala Pulao

2 tbsp Ghee, घी

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

5-6 Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

1 Black cardamom, बड़ी इलायची

½ inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

1 Bay leaf, तेजपत्ता

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

4 medium Onion, sliced, प्याज

Prepared Ginger Green chili paste, अदरक हरी मिर्च का पेस्ट

2 medium Potato, peeled, cut into diced, आलू

2 medium Carrot, peeled, cut into diced, गाजर

1 medium Cauliflower, cut into florets, फूलगोभी

⅓ cup Curd, beaten, दही

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 tsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

6-7 Cashewnut, काजू

1 ½ tsp Kewra water, केवड़ा

2 cups Water, पानी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

6-7 French beans, chopped, फ्रेंच बींस

⅓ cup fresh Green peas, हरी मटर

3 cup Sella basmati rice (soaked for 20 minutes) सेला बासमती चावल

Water as required, पानी

 

For Bottle Gourd Raita

⅓ cup Curd, beaten, दही

½ medium Bottle gourd, peeled & grated, लौकी

1 Green chili (less spicy & finely chopped) हरी मिर्च

1 tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped, धनिया पत्ता

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

A pinch of degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

 

For Papad Raita

⅓ cup Curd, beaten, दही

1 medium Tomato, finely chopped, टमाटर

1 Green chili (less spicy & finely chopped) हरी मिर्च

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

A pinch of roasted cumin powder, भुना जीरा पाउडर

¼ tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1-2 roasted Papad, crushed, पापड़

 

For Tadka

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

1 Green chili, slit, हरी मिर्च

½ medium Tomato, dice, टमाटर

5-6 Cashewnut, halves, काजू

A pinch of degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

Salt to taste,  नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Garnish

Coriander Sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Process

For Ginger Green Chili Paste

  • In a mortar pestle, add ginger, green chili, salt to taste and make a coarse paste.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

For Masala Pulao

  • In a handi, add oil, ghee, once it’s hot, add black peppercorns, black cardamom, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, cumin seeds and let it splutter well.
  • Add onions and saute it until light golden brown in color.
  • Add prepared ginger green chili paste and saute it for 1-2 minutes on moderate heat.
  • Add potatoes, carrots, cauliflower and saute for a while.
  • Add curd, turmeric powder, degi red chili powder, coriander powder and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add salt to taste, cashewnut, kewra water and mix well.
  • Add water, salt to taste, french beans, green peas and mix it well.
  • Now, add sella basmati rice, water and mix.
  • Cover it with the lid and cook on moderate heat for at least 15-20 minutes.
  • Once the rice gets cooked well, turn off the flame and keep it aside for resting.
  • Transfer it into a serving dish with prepared raitas and garnish it with prepared tadka and coriander sprig.

 

For Tadka

  • In a shallow pan, add ghee, once it’s hot, add green chili, tomato, cashewnut and saute it on moderate flame.
  • Add degi red chili powder, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Pour the tadka on top of the masala pulao.

 

For Bottle Gourd Raita

  • In a bowl, add curd, bottle gourd, green chili, coriander leaves, salt to taste and mix everything well.
  • Transfer it into a serving bowl. Sprinkle a pinch of degi red chili powder on it.

 

For Papad Raita

  • In a bowl, add curd, tomato, green chili, salt to taste, roasted cumin powder, degi red chili powder and mix well. Top it up with roasted crushed papad.
  • Transfer it into a serving bowl, garnish it with coriander sprig.

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