Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Weekend Lunch # 2

Green Peas Pulav & Mutton Kurma 
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Weekend Lunch # 1

Beerakaya pappu Chamadumpa Fry

Green Peas Pulav


3 Cups Basmati Rice

1 1/2 Cup Green Peas

1 Coconut Milk Can

1 stick Cinnamon

4 Cloves

1 Bay Leaf

4 Green Chillies

1 Tsp Corriander Powder

1/2 Bunch Mint leaves

Salt to taste



Heat Oil in pan and add cinnamon, cloves,bay leaf, green chillies and fry for 3 mins.

Add basmati rice and green peas and fry for2 mins then add mint, corriander powder,salt and mix well.

Add 3 cups of coconut milk and 1 cup water and mix well with the rice and peas.

Check salt and spiceness then transfer all the rice mixture into rice cooker.(Use white rice setting)

Mutton Kurma

Mutton Kurma


1lb Mutton Cubes
1 Small Onion
3 Green Chillies(Big)
3 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
2 Tbsp Yoghurt
6 Cashewnuts
1/2 Cup Cilantro
1 Cinnamon Stick
4 Cloves
1 Bay Leaf
1/2 Tsp Jeera
1/2 Tsp garam masala powder
1 Tsp Corriander Powder
2 pinches Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
3 Tbsp Oil


Mix mutton cubes with ginger garlic paste, Chilli powder corriander powder and turmeric and cook in pressure cooker  upto 5 whistles.

Grind coconut, 1 green chilli, half of cilantro, yoghurt and cashew nuts in to purree by Adding 1/2 cup water.
Heat oil and add cinnamon, cloves, jeera, bay leaf and fry for 3 minutes.
Add remaining green chilli and onion and fry till onions turn into brown color.
Add garam masala poweder and mutton and mix well. Let it cook for 5 mins.
Add coconut paste, salt and remaining cilantro and mix well.
Keep lid on and let it cook for two whistles.
Adjust salt and spiciness if needed and serve with rice or roti.