Spicy Rice-potato

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Spicy Rice-potato

Postby Madhumati on Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:43 pm

Radhe Radhe !

This is a dish that can delight your Thakurjis on an Utsav. It is quite easy to make, and really very delicious.

Preparation time: 1hr 10min
Cooking time: 20 mins


Baby Potato (Choto alu): ½ kg
Any fragrant ricee (Gonbindhobhog Chal, or Ambe Mohr, or Basmati): 2 tablespoon, soaked for an hour
Cumin powder (Jeera guro): 1 ½ teaspoon
Cumin seeds (Gota jeera): 1 teaspoon
Bay leaf (Tej pata): 1 /2
Sugar (Chini): 1 teaspoon
Red chili powder (Lanka guro): 1 teaspoon
Clarified butter (Ghee): 1 tablespoon
Sunflower or vegetable oil (Sada tel): 3 tablespoon
Cinnamon (Daar chini): 1 one inch size
Cardamom (Elaichi): 2-3
Cloves (Labango): 2-3
Ginger paste (Ada bata): 1 teaspoon

Garam masala: ½ teaspoon


Peel off the potatoes and half boil them
Grind the soaked rice to a rough paste
Heat oil in a wok and fry the boiled potatoes till the upper layer changes color
Take the potatoes out of flame and keep aside
In the left out oil put in the whole cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, bay leaf, sugar and sauté
Put in the potatoes and mix well with the whole spices
In a small bowl assemble cumin powder, chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger paste and add 3-4 tablespoons of water to make a runny paste, add this to the potatoes along with the grinded rice and stir well to mix the spices well with the potatoes
Sprinkle salt and add 11/2 -2 cups of water and cook covered for 8-10 mins, or till the potatoes are cooked entirely
Pour the clarified butter and garam masala and take out of flame
Serve your Thakurji with hot with paratha or roti
laali mere laalan ki, jit dekhoon tit laal,
laali dekhan mai gayee, mai bhee ho gayee LAAAAL !!!!!!

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