Remove from flame and when the mixture is still hot add the cheese spread and grated well. This recipe for a boneless chicken biryani looked easy and tempting too. This is what you’ll need To marinate the chicken Boneless chicken: 500gms Ginger garlic paste: 1tbsp Chilli sauce: 3tbsp Chilli powder: 1tbsp Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp Garam masala: 1tbsp Egg: 1 Cornflour: 2tbsp Salt to taste Oil for frying For the Chicken Masala Onions: 3 (chopped) Tomatoes: 3 (chopped) Ginger garlic paste: 1tsp Chilli powder: 1tsp Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp Garam masala: 1tsp Mint leaves: 2 tbsp (finely chopped) Coriander leaves: 3 tbsp (finely chopped) Green chillies: 4 (slit) Salt to taste For the biryani rice Rice: 2 cups Bay leaf: 1 Cardamom: 3 Cinnamon: 1″ piece Cloves: 5 Yoghurt: 3tbsp Coriander leaves: 1/4 cup (finely chopped) Mint leaves: 2tbsp (finely chopped) Green chillies: 3 (slit) Salt to taste Oil or ghee as required Let’s get cooking 1. Marinate it with the ingredients listed under marinade (except the oil) for at least an hour. The weather being all wet and gloomy, a nice and spicy curry would be just the dish to make! Heat some more oil in a pan and fry the ginger garlic paste for a minute. Cook till thick and oil leaves the sides of the pan. Add the prepared kolhapuri powder along with garam masala and mix well. Add the paneer pieces and mix well until all the paneer is coated with the gravy. Bring to a boil, garnish with coriander leaves and serve with naan or roti. Drain out the rice and add it to the tomato/ methi mixture, along with 2 glasses of water and salt. Cover and cook until the rice is done and all the water absorbed.
Approximate preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 2 Given a choice, I will eat only the rice from the biryani, but if I do decide to have a chicken piece I’ve always preferred chicken on the bone. Serve hot Approximate preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes Makes: 4 sandwiches Even before I realise, the kids seem to be at home for another half term break, which means more fancy cooking. Cook for a couple of minutes, until the onions are soft. Add the tomato puree, salt, chilli powder and turmeric powder.
Spread the mushroom filling on each slice and serve hot. To prepare the rice, wash the rice and soak it for half an hour. Garnish with chaat masala, lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves.
During my holiday to Bombay this time, I visited this Spanish dessert joint with friends and tried out their speciality called Churros for the first time. Add the flour, sugar, oil and salt to the water when it is still hot and using a spoon mix it well until it forms a soft dough. Place this dough into the piping bag or the murku press (which is what I used) and press out the dough into the hot oil.
The first look of it reminded me of chakli/ muruku. In fact I enjoyed it so much that I could not resist trying to make it at home.