Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Dinner grin yesterday

7:30 pm in the evening, on my way home, stuck in Powai for hours, and will remain this way for next 1 hour. And the most Ugly thought in mind, " have to cook dinner once back home".And the next idea, which always saves my life..........MAGGI.But too much Maggi , is only flour which is definitely not that good for health, and might be boring at times too.Check out my quick dinner recipe for people like me, you will be saves.
Recipe 1. Chicken Chawal milawat.(Single Serving)
Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time :      15 mins.


Rice                 -        1 small katori

Chicken           -         250 grams
Garam masala   -        1 spoon
Curd                -         2 table spoon
Salt                  -         to taste
Onion Paste      -         2 spoon
Ginger - Garlic paste - 1 spoon
Sugar                          - 1/2 tea spoon
Chopped onion               - 1 spoon
Turmeric powder           - 1/4 tea spoon
Ghee                           - 1 spoon
Oil                              - 2 spoon
Water                         - Double the quantity of rice


1. In a pan take 2 tea spoon oil and heat it. Put in onion paste, ginger-garlic paste , salt and 1/2 spoon garam masala powder, and fry till light brown.
2. Add chicken marinated in salt and curd and cook for 2 mins in high flame.
3. In a pressure cooker, take 1 spoon ghee and 1 spoon oil. and heat it.
4.Add Garam masala and wait till it starts popping.
5. Add Chopped onions, and fry till golden brown, Add rice washed in plain water, salt, sugar, turmeric powder .
6. Fry for few seconds and add the chicken and fry for a minute in high flame, and  pour in double the amount of rice, ie. for one katori rice , use the same katori and take two katori of water.
7. Close the lid of the cooker and put on high flame till one whistle and wait till vapor comes out completely.
8. Serve yourself hot with cucumber salad.

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