Saturday, November 6, 2010

Aurbegine Rice

An Indian rice recipe from the part of Maharashtra.

4 medium size aubergine, halved and then sliced,
1 cup uncooked rice, washed and drained of water
2onion; halved and sliced,
2 capsicums sliced and de-seeded.
1 green chilli; finely chopped,
2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste,
2 tomato; finely chopped or pureed,
10 Curry leaves ,
2  cardamom
4 cloves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder,
1/2 tsp red chilli powder,
1/4 tsp ground black pepper,
1 tsp ground coriander powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin powder
Salt to taste,
1 Chicken stock cube
Oil for frying and tempering,

Heat oil for frying in a deep pan and fry the Aubergine slices in batches on medium flame, till golden. Drain on paper towels. 

Heat the Rice cooker on '' rice cook mode'' add 1tbsp of oil to heat. To it add curry  leaves, cloves, cardamom and sliced onion and saute on low-medium flame till onion turns soft. Then add ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and roast for few minutes. Then add tomatoes, capsicum cover and cook till they soften. Uncover and add all the spices, stir and cook for 2 minutes. Then add washed rice, mix, add enough water to cook rice, salt,chicken stock cube and stir and cover with lid. Let the rice cook until its almost done. Then add the fried Aurbegine, cover and cook till the rice is ready. Transfer to serving bowl and serve.

No comments:

Post a Comment