To give you energy and keep your week going,I am going to show you a yummy briyani which is made with my favorite veggie Bell Pepper...
I love to add Bell peppers in all my dishes....It makes the dish colourful as well as flavourful..
This recipe is best served with raita..
Basmati Rice-2 cups soaked for 30 mins
Capsicum / Bell Pepper-1 large cubed
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-2 tsp
Salt to taste
For Green Masala:
Fennel Seeds / Sombu-1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai-1 inch piece
Cloves / Krambu-4
Cardamom / Yelakai-4
Coriander leaves / Cilantro-1 cup
In a blender take all ingrediants given for grinding and make into a fine paste.
Heat ghee in a kadai,add in cumin seeds..After it crackle add in onions,cook this till golden brown..
Add in the ground masala and cook till oil separates from this..
Add in tomatoes and mix well...Season with salt.
Add in turmeric,coriander,chilli and garam masala powder.
Add in capsicum and mix well..Pour in curd and mix well.
Add in the soaked rice and fry for 2 mins..
Cover and simmer on a very low flame for 15-20 mins until the rice is cooked and all water has absorbed..
Serve with your favorite gravy or raita..