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Mashroom Rice

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 4
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 1 hour
How to serve: Hot    

Mashroom Rice recipe by Nazia at
Rice cooked with mushrooms, garlic, onion and zesty spices.

Basmathi rice 3 cups (1 cup measures 160ml)
OnionClick to find more about Onion 1 big finely chopped
Tomatoes 3 medium sized finely chopped
Green chillies 2 or to ur taste
Sliced Cloves 5
CinnamonClick to find more about Cinnamon stick 2 each 1 inch
GarlicClick to find more about Garlic 3 pods
GingerClick to find more about Ginger one 1 inch piece
Cardamon 2 crushed
Bay leaves 2 crushed
poppy seedsClick to find more about poppy seeds 1/2 tsp
Coriander leavesClick to find more about Coriander leaves 1/2 bunch chopped finely
MintClick to find more about Mint leaves one handful chopped finely
TurmericClick to find more about Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Mushroom 450-500 gms (sliced thinly)
Oil 2 tbsp
GheeClick to find more about Ghee cup
Cashew nuts 10-15 fried in gheeClick to find more about ghee
Lemon juice 1tbsp
SaltClick to find more about Salt to taste
Curd(yogurt) 2 spoons(optional)
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp(optional)

Wash and soak the rcie in water for about 1/2 an hour.
In a tsp of oil fry cloves, cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon, gingerClick to find more about ginger, garlicClick to find more about garlic, mintClick to find more about mint leaves, coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves, poppy seedsClick to find more about poppy seeds and green chillies for few minutes till the raw smell goes off.
Then grind them in to fine paste with little water.
In a seperate non stick vessel, add oil and gheeClick to find more about ghee and fry the onions to light brown with crushed cardomons and bay leaves.
Add the tomatoes and turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder and fry till the tomatoes are well mashed and oil comes out.
Then add the sliced mushroom and fry for about 5-10 mins and then the ground paste and fry for few more mins.
If desired add garam masala powder and 2 spoons of curd(yogurt) and fry for few mins.
Drain the water from the rice and add it to the masala and mix well.
Add enough saltClick to find more about salt and 4-1/2 cups of water and 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
Mix well and cook on medium high with the lid on.
When the water is almost absorbed and the rice is cooked, put off the fire.
Mix well, put the lid on and keep it in DHUM in the gas oven at 160 degree C for 15 to 20 minutes.
Do not forget to take out once and mix well in between these 20 minutes.
If u r using electric oven you can keep the temperature in warm(WM) and do the dhum method.
Finally you can add the fried cashew nuts and chopped coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves to decorate it.
Serve hot with any raita!

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There are 2 comment(s) for this recipe.
by hannan 1/5 Star
the tast was not good

Sat May 16, 2009

by Anonymous 1/5 Star
i dont like mushroom

Sat May 16, 2009

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