Friday, July 16, 2010

Tarla Dalal Live Demonstration in MUMBAI.

Mid-day presented Tarla Dalal's live demonstration on July 10th, 2010 at Bhaidas Maganlal Sabhagriha, Vile Parle.The crowd was 1100 people.There was a Party Cooking Menu ranging from drinks to desserts. The menu comprised of Tropical Sip, Hot Apple Tea, Corn Fondue, Parsley Cheese Dip, Mexican Quesadillas, Paneer Makhmali with Plain Paratha, Spicy Vegetable Rice, Sizzling Brownie.

Here is a recipe that she wants to share with you.

Spicy Vegetable Rice
Mildly spiced rice which can be made very quickly. Ensure that each grain of the cooked rice is separate.

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 10 minutes. Serves 4.

3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
3 cloves crushed garlic (lehsun)
3 tbsp oil
½ cup sliced onions
¼ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
½ cup sliced capsicum
½ cup chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
2 cups cooked rice
Salt to taste

For the garnish
4 tbsp grated cheese.

Combine the red chillies and garlic along with 1 tsp of water and grind in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta) to a paste. Keep aside.
Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
Add the chilli-garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds.
Add the turmeric powder, capsicum, tomatoes and curds and sauté for 1 more minute.
Add the cooked rice, salt and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Fill in an aluminum bowl and de-mould it. Sprinkle cheese on top and serve immediately.