Sesame Peanut Rice With Creamy Brinjal

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

Garam Masala(whole),Cardamom-2

Cinnamon-1 stick

Onion-2

Raisins-A few

Ginger-Grated

Butter-2 tbsp

For the sesame-peanut spice mix:-

Sesame-2tbsp

Peanut-2tbsp

Garlic-3

Dry red chilly-2

Fennel Seeds-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

CREAMY BRINJALS

Ingredients:-

Brinjals-2

Onion-1

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

Milk-1 cup

Oil-2 tbsp

Fresh cream-For garnish

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and cut the brinjals in medium sized pieces. Chop the onions finely.Shallow fry the brinjals in a pan.Keep aside.

Step 2

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.

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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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