Friday, May 23, 2008

Paneer Tikka with Yellow rice

For the Mixed rice event of TOI
For the Monthly mingle
& SWC Uttar Pradesh/ Awadh
This for my toi friends Bell pepper event

For the tikkas
1 1/2 cup large paneer cut into cubes of 1"
1/2 cup onion cut into wedges
1/4 cup each green, red and yellow capsicum
1/2 cup thick curds
1/2 tsp bengal gram flour (besan)
1tsp each ginger and garlic paste
2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
1/2 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp chopped coriander, 2 tbsp mustard oil
Salt to taste

For yellow rice

1 cup long grained rice
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1" cinnamon stick
2 cloves
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

Method For Paneer tikkas

1. Cut the capsicums, onion and paneer into cubes.

2.Combine the curd,
bengal gram flour (besan), ginger and garlic paste, chilli powder, kasuri methi, garam masala, chopped coriander, 1 tbsp mustard oil, salt and mix well to prepare the marinade.
3. Add the cut vegetables and paneer into the marinade and leave it for some time. (15 min)

4. Arrange the paneer, capsicums, onion on the bamboo sticks in a sequence.
5. Place the toothpicks on a hot tawa or griddle and sprinkle oil from sides and saute th
e tikkas on all sides till the paneer gets lightly brown.
6. Serve hot sprinkled with chaat masala.

Method for Yellow Rice

1. Clean, wash and soak the rice for 10 min. Drain and keep aside.
2. Take oil in a thick bottomed vessel and when the oil is hot put the cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon stick and bay leaf into it.
3. Once the seeds crackle add the rice and turmeric powder and saute it for a few minutes.
4. Put 2 cups of hot water and salt. Cover and cook the rice.
5. Serve hot with the tikkas.


notyet100 said...

looks delicious,..ur dishes are alwys yummy..

easycrafts said...

Nice combination of colours...thanks for participating

LG said...

thanks for participating Sheetal. Rice and tikkas look delicious.

LG said...

thanks for participating Sheetal. Rice and tikkas look delicious.

Mansi Desai said...

everyone's favorite! thanks for sharing it with us Anisheetu!:)

Sunshinemom said...

I think this is my first time here! A great recipe and lovely visuals:)

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