Saturday, March 12, 2011

Green Plaintain Kofta Rice

GREEN PLAINTAIN KOFTA RICE


Ingredients:
basmati rice - 1 cup
big onions - 2 (chopped)
garlic - 6 flakes
ginger - 1" 
green chillies - 3
oil and ghee - as required
cashews - 1 tbsp
bay leaf - 1 
curry leaves - few
corriander leaves - 2 tbsp
garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
salt to taste

Grind together:
dry coconut - 3 tbsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
red chillies - 5
green chillies - 4
corriander seeds - 1 1/2 tsp

Dry roast and powder:
cardamoms - 2
cinnamon - 1 "
cloves - 2 
pepper - 1/4 tsp
curry leaves - few

For kofta:
green plaintain - 1 
salt to taste
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
garam masala - 1/4 tsp
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
corriander leaves - 2 tbsp 
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
gram flour - 2 tbsp






Method:
To make the kofta:
- steam the plaintain
- peel the skin and grate it
- add salt, corriander leaves,turmeric powder,gram flour, ginger garlic paste, garam masala, red chilli powder and mix well
- make balls out of them and flatten them
- deep fry them in oil till crisp
- leave it aside

To make pulav:
- wash and soak rice for 10 mins
- fry rice in ghee for 2 mins
- add oil in a pressure pan
- add the bay leaf, and curry leaves and fry
- add the onions and fry
- crush ginger and garlic and add them into the pan
- add green chillies and cashews 
- fry till they change the colour
- add the ground paste and fry till the raw smell vanishes
- add the rice and water
- mix well cook till till done
- remove the lid and add the ground powder
- add the corriander leaves and mix well
- just add the koftas just before serving..

Source:
Mallika Badrinath Rice Varities Book.

2 comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

yummy rice saptha,luks delicious...

Aruna Manikandan said...

wow...
looks delicious dear..
Kofta's look very crispy :)