Sunday, 7 April 2013

Healthy Polao and Chicken kosa

                                    Healthy Polao and Chicken kosa

Ingredents  [ Healthy Polao] :

Basmati Rice – 2 cups.
Carrot (grated) – 2 tbsp.
Capsicum (finely chopped) – 1 ½ tbsp.
Onion(Grated)- 1 big sieze.
Salt – to taste.
Suger – 1tsp.
Black pepper powder – 1 tsp.
Garam masala powder(green cardamoms, cinnamon sticks, clove dry roasted and make powder) – 1 tsp.
Whole garam masala – 2 bay leaves,2 green cardamoms, 2 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick.

Method(Healthy Polao):

·         Boil the rice with water and whole garam masala
·         Drain the water and let it be cool.
·         Mix it with salt to taste and sugar and keep aside.
·         Heat a kadai with oil and put carrot, capsicum and onion, sauté lightly.
·         Mix with salt to taste and little bit sugar and ¼ tsp garam masala powder, then remove from heat.
·         Take a deep pan, greese it with oil.
·         Place ½ rice in a deep pan, then spread some cooked vegetables mixture and then spread garam masala powder over it.
·          Cover with another layer of rice and spread garam masala over it .
·         Cover the deep pan with lid.
·         Before serve heat the pan for 2 -3 minutes and serve hot with Chicken kosa.

Chicken Kosa:
Ingredients [Chicken kosa]:

Chicken(Medium size piece with bone) – 500 grms.
Onion (grated) – 2 tbsp.
Ginger(grated) – 1 tbsp.
Garlic (roughly chopped) – ½ tsp.
Garam masala powder(roasted nutmeg and mace and make powder)- 1/2  tsp.
Kasuri methi powder- 1 tbsp.
Salt – to taste.
Oil – 2 tbsp.
Turmeric powder  - ¼ tsp.
Red chili powder – ¼ tsp.
Green and black cardamoms – 2 nos.


·         Boil the chicken with chopped garlic and little bit salt.
·         Heat oil in a pan and put green and black cardamoms and bay leaves.
·         When it began to crackle put onion and saute till light brown.
·          Then put ginger , turmeric ,red chili powder and mix well and saute 3-4 minutes.
·         Then put chicken pieces, salt to taste and mix well, Cook 5 minutes in low flame in covering lid.
·         Open the lid mix kasuri methi powder and 1 cup chicken stock.
·         Cook again for 8 to 10 minutes.
·         When the gravy become thicker mix garam masala powder.
·         Remove it from heat and give a standing time.
·         Serve hot with freshly prepared polao. 

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