Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Easy to cook Mixed vegetable fried rice with Chilly fish

Mixed vegetable fried rice with chilly fish is a very popular food for Bongs.I usually cook these in a very simple manner to save time!!...It's  very easy to cook as well as easy to digest!! That's why this combo food is very useful during travelling.

Mixed vegetable fried rice


Cooked Basmati Rice(half done): 2 cups
Boiled chopped vegetables: 1/2 cup of each :
 Baby corn
 French beans
 Green peas
Chopped onion: 1cup
Chopped spring onion: 1/2 cup
Chopped green chillies: 4
Cashew: 1/2 cup
Raisin: 1/2 cup
Garam masala: 1 tbsp
Crushed pepper: 2 tsps
Bay leaves: 2
Sugar: 4 tbsp
Salt: as per taste
Ghee: 1/2 cup

Heat ghee in a nonstick pan & add bay leaves,garam masala powder,pepper,chopped onion,spring onion,green chillies, 1 tsp of sugar and fry for 5 mins.
Add all boiled vegetables and cashew nuts,salt & fry for another 5 mins.
Add rice, crushed pepper & raisins.
Cook for few mins.
Serve it hot with chilly fish (or chicken).

Chilly fish:


Fish cubes(Bhetki or Surmai): 1 cup
Ginger-garlic paste: 1/2 tsp
Dark soya sauce: 1/2 cup
Chilli sauce: 2 tbsp
Tomato sauce: 2 tbsp
Vinegar: 1tbsp
Cornflour: 2 tbsp
Chopped green chilly: 2
Chopped capsicum: 2 tbsp
Chopped onion: 2 tbsp
Chopped spring onion: 2 tbsp
Chopped garlic: 1 tsp
Crushed pepper: 1 tsp
Sugar: 1 tsp
Salt: as per taste
Oil: 4 tbsps

Marinate fish cubes with vinegar,1 tbsp soya sauce,salt,ginger-garlic paste and 1tbsp of cornflour for 1hour.
Heat 2 tbsps of oil & fry the fish cubes till they turn golden brown.
Remove them from oil.
Heat remaining oil & fry all vegetables for 5mins.
Take 1 cup of water & make a thin paste of cornflour,soya sauce,chilly sauce,tomato sauce,sugar & pepper.
Add this paste to the fried vegetables.
When the gravy starts boiling add fish cubes & cook 5 mins.
Serve it hot with fried rice (or noodles).



Sunday, 23 December 2012

Dum Ka Murg


Chicken: 1kg
Curd: 1/2cup
Ginger-garlic paste: 2tbsps
Crushed green cardamom: 1/2 tsp
Crushed black cardamom: 1/2 tsp
Crushed cinnamon: 1/2 tsp
Crushed pepper: 1 tbsp
Cumin powder: 1tsp
Corriender powder: 2 tsps
Finely chopped onion: 1 cup
Green chilly paste: 4
Ghee: 1/2cup(you can use oil also)
Bay leaves: 4
Sugar: 2tsps
Salt: as per taste
Fresh cream: 1/4 cup


Marinate  chicken with curd,ginger-garlic paste,salt and green chilly paste.
Heat 4 tsps ghee in a nonstick pan.
Fry chopped onion with one teaspoon of sugar till it turns to golden brown.
Remove it from ghee and make a smooth paste of fried onion.
Heat remaining ghee to the pan and add bay leaves.
Add marinated chicken,onion paste,cumin-corriender powder and cook till ghee removes from the side and gravy starts boiling.
Add all crushed spices and cover with a lid to cook it in "Dum".
Stir it intermittently.
Add fresh cream when the flesh starts to seperate from the bone & gravy becomes thickened.
Cook for another 5 mins.
Serve it hot with pulav or paratha.

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Fish in Orange sauce


Orange juice(fresh): 1 cup
Corn flour:4 tsps
Sugar:1 tbsp
Fish(Betki/Salmon) cubes: 2 cups
Lemon juice: 2 tsp
Chopped onion: 1/2 cup
Chopped spring onion:1/2 cup
Chopped green chillies: 2 tsp
Garlic paste: 1 tsp
Oil: 1/2 cup
Salt: as per taste
Raisins: 2 tsps
Almond(deshelled): 6 pieces
Cashew: 6 pieces
Crushed pepper: 1 tsp

Orange sauce making:
  1. Heat a nonstick pan.
  2. Add orange juice.
  3. Add sugar & 1 tsp of cornflour when orange juice starts boiling.
  4. Stir it well for a minute.
  5. Keep it aside.
  1. Rub the fish cubes with rest of the cornflour,lemon juice & salt.
  2. Take another nonstick pan and heat oil.
  3. Fry the fish cubes till they turn golden brown.
  4. Remove the fish cubes from oil.
  5. Add all the chopped vegetables and fry with 1 tsp of sugar for 5 mins..
  6. Add the orange sauce when vegetables become cryspy.
  7. Cook for 2-3 mins.
  8. Add crushed pepper & salt as per taste when the gravy becomes thick.
  9. Stir it well for another 2-3 mins.
  10. Serve it hot with fried rice or pulav.