SESAME-PEANUT RICE WITH CREAMY BRINJAL
Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I am going to share the recipe of Sesame-Peanut rice with creamy brinjals which I made today.It is a mildly spiced rice with a special spice mix of sesame,peanuts,garlic etc which adds a great flavour to the rice along with creamy brinjals cooked in a thick gravy of onions ginger,garlic and milk.The idea was like by everyone in my family and it really was delicious. So I decided to share it with you all too.I hope you guys will like it.So let’s start with the making—
Ingredients:- For the rice-
Raw Rice-300 gms
For the sesame-peanut spice mix:-
Dry red chilly-2
Fennel Seeds-1 tbsp
To make the spice mix roast sesame,peanut,garlic, dry red chillies and fennel seeds in a pan.Let it cool.Grind it coarsely and keep aside.Chop the onions finely. Grate the ginger.
To make the spicy rice,take a pan and add butter in it.Now add the cardamom and cinnamon.Now add the chopped onions.Fry a bit.Add some grated ginger.Next add the roasted spice mix.Don’t over fry it.Add the washed rice and a little bit of salt and sugar.Now add the required amount of water and pressure cook it till done.
Our Sesame-peanut rice is ready.Garnish it with some raisins.You can add your choice of nuts too.Serve it with creamy brinjals.
Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tbsp
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Red chilly powder-1 tsp
Garam Masala-1 tsp
Tomato puree-1 tbsp
Salt-According to taste
Fresh cream-For garnish
Wash and cut the brinjals in medium sized pieces. Chop the onions finely.Shallow fry the brinjals in a pan.Keep aside.
Take a pan. Add oil,cumin and let it splutter.Add the chopped onion.Next add the ginger garlic paste.Fry a bit. Now add all the spices,coriander,cumin,red chilly powder,garam masala and fry again.Next add the tomato puree.Fry again for three minutes.Now add water and fried brinjals to the gravy.Next add the milk and cook on medium flame for three minutes.When the gravy is thickened switch off the gas.Garnish with fresh cream.
Our Creamy Brinjals are done. Serve hot with the sesame-peanut rice.You can alternatively serve it with tandoori rotis,toast or steamed rice.
Do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking,happy living.