Cashew Rice amongst Diced Potatoes

Cashew Rice amongst Diced Potatoes

Although 1 mightiness non intend to serve rice as well as potatoes together due to their starch content, this recipe for cashew rice amongst potatoes from Yamuna Devi's Lord Krishna's Cuisine may effort yous to reconsider that assumption. Ms. Devi says the starch content of the 2 nutrient is virtually the same, hence combining them actually alone yields the same amount of starch every bit a part of rice. And this dish uses a fresh garam masala made amongst kokosnoot as well as dry out toasted spices that elevates both ingredients. Top it off amongst or hence fried cashews as well as I'm inwards side dish heaven.

The fresh homemade kokosnoot garam masala is actually quite essential for this dish, only if you're pressed for fourth dimension yous tin substitute 1 tablespoon of ready-made garam masala as well as 2 tablespoons of dried shredded unsweetened kokosnoot dry reason to a powder. For a consummate as well as satisfying vegetarian meal, serve amongst a legume dish, such every bit Indian-spiced black-eyed pea soup amongst corn as well as dill.

Cashew Rice amongst Diced PotatoesCashew Rice amongst Diced Potatoes
Recipe past times
Adapted from Lord Krishna's Cuisine: The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking
Cuisine: Indian
Published on March 19, 2008

Rice as well as potatoes amongst fried cashews as well as a fresh kokosnoot as well as toasted spice garam masala — a delicous side dish

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Coconut garam masala:
  • 5 dark peppercorns
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2-inch slice cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons dried shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 loving cup basmati rice
  • 4 tablespoons ghee, butter or oil
  • 1/2 loving cup raw cashews, broken into pieces
  • 1/2-inch slice fresh ginger, minced or grated
  • 1 to 2 fresh dark-green chilies, seeded as well as minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark-brown mustard seeds
  • small handful of fresh or dried curry leaves
  • 1 large potato, cutting into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon body of body of water salt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh or dried shredded unsweetened kokosnoot for garnish
  • small handful of fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)
  • Generation Engelmundus Start past times making the kokosnoot garam masala. In a pocket-size heavy frying pan, toast the peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick, coriander seeds as well as cumin seeds over depression oestrus for virtually v minutes. Remove from the oestrus as well as suspension the cinnamon stick into pocket-size pieces. Grind together the toasted spices, sesame seeds as well as kokosnoot inwards a java griner or pocket-size nutrient processor until yous convey a fine powder. Transfer to a pocket-size bowl as well as laid aside.

  • Generation Engelmundus Thoroughly rinse the rice as well as soak for thirty to forty minutes inwards 2 1/2 cups of water. Drain over a bowl, reserving the water, as well as allow the rice dry out inwards the strainer for fifteen to xx minutes, tossing occasionally.

  • Generation Engelmundus Heat iii tablespoons of the ghee, butter or fossil oil inwards a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. When hot, toss inwards the cashew pieces as well as fry, stirring frequently, for v to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove amongst a slotted spoon as well as laid aside.

  • Generation Engelmundus Raise the oestrus nether the saucepan to medium as well as add together the ginger, dark-green chilies, cumin seeds as well as dark-brown mustard seeds. Stir for thirty to lx seconds or until the mustard seeds plough gray as well as laid about to pop. Add the curry leaves, stir once, as well as hence add together the potato. Stir for half dozen to 8 minutes or until the white patato is nicely browned. Now add together the rice, turmeric as well as salt. Stir for 1 infinitesimal to coat the grains amongst fossil oil as well as spices.

  • Generation Engelmundus Pour inwards the reserved rice soaking H2O as well as stir inwards the kokosnoot garam masala as well as fried cashews. Bring to a boil, trim down the oestrus to low, cover, as well as ready until the liquid is absorbed — virtually xx minutes.

  • Generation Engelmundus Remove from oestrus as well as allow stand, covered, for v minutes. Add the remaining tablespoon of ghee, butter or oil, as well as fluff amongst a fork.

  • Generation Engelmundus Serve hot garnished amongst kokosnoot as well as parsley if desired.

Makes 4 to v servings
Cashew Rice amongst Diced Potatoes

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