Saturday, March 5, 2011

Potato Rice

TODAY  Day 3 # Blogger Marathon by Srivalli. Last week my neighbor in Saudi gave kapsa rice which is Arabian preparation of rice with chicken. I asked her for the recipe , I just want to learn it. Kabsa is a most famous traditional rice recipe prepared with meat and chicken. But i made it in our own indian style of preparation where i substituted potato instead of chicken and few changes by adding red chilli powder, but the spice powder is the same as she told me. But the taste din't change. they prepare it in a authentic vessel. but here i used rice cooker. have a look. I want to try out kabsa rice with chicken also and will post it soon.

Ingredients
2 cup basmati rice
2 big potatoes
1 cup onion chopped
½ cup tomatoes
3no green chilies
Hand full of coriander leaves
3no garlic (chopped finely)
1 tsp red chilli powder
1tsp lemon juice
2tbsp of oil
2tsp butter
Salt to taste
SPICES (ground separately)
Little saffron
4no cardamom
½ inch cinnamon
½ tsp garam masala
4 pepper seeds (white)
Garnishing
Fried onion
Method.
Add water to the rice and leave it for 15 to 20 min.
Take a pan, add oil / butter and sauté onion and garlic, fry well till the onion turns to brown in colour add a tsp ful of red chilli powder then tomatoes, green chilli and coriander leaves. 
 Fry well add the spice powder and salt fry till all mix well.
 Then add required amount of water. When it comes to boil transfer the mixture to rice cooker.
 Add rice , mix well and close the cooker. When the rice cooker comes to warm add lemon juice. Mix well. Garnish with fried onion .Serve hot with raita / cauliflower fry.
Check out the 11 bloggers doing the Marathon along with me..
Champa , Gayathri Anand , Gayathri Kumar, Monica, PadmaDharmaraj, PJ,Savitha,Smitha,Srivalli,Usha,Veena Aravind.

13 comments:

Srivalli said...

Looks good Divya, nice to know about an authentic dish..

savitha ramesh said...

lovely potao rice and looks like hotel.

Priya said...

Mouthwatering here, potato rice looks super delicious,lovely one pot meal Divya..

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very delicious rice..

Divya.M said...

thanks friends






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

Hey,

Yummy and tasty rice...gotta try this one...:)

Dr.Sameena@

http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

PJ said...

Very yummy rice Divya

ila said...

looks classy and delicious :)

Padma said...

Delicious rice Divya, nice step by step photos. So sorry to missed your name. Never realised that I missed yours until you mentioned though I visited you. Have updated all the posts :)

Gayathri Anand said...

Rice looks yummy...thanks for sharing this

Usha said...

Loving your rice recipes! Even the rice is long and grainy.. I love rice varieties!

Smitha said...

the recipe sounds good n yummy!

Smitha
Smitha's Spicy Flavors

divya said...

Omg that looks mouthwatering!

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