Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Awadh meal - Zafrani pulao with Kathal do pyaza

Its been so long since i prepared Jackfruit/Kathal Curry at home , last i had this curry was when i was in Delhi,Jackfruit is seasonal vegetable which is available only during winters ,prepared by our mother we used to devour the curry with steaming plain rice,I have blogged the recipe  of Kathal Sabzi /Jackfruit Curry prepared by my mother here ,
today i am sharing the recipe of Kathal Do Pyaza

Recipe source Cook book
Preparation time one hr
Cooking time one hr
Jackfruit peeled and chopped 300gm
onion three chopped
baby onion six
green chili two sliced
oil to cook
salt as per taste
whole masala
dried red chili four
bay leaves crushed three
black cardamom two
green cardamom three
clove four
cinnamom half inch
powdered masala
red chili powder one tsp
turmeric powder one tsp
coriander powder one tsp
- Boil water in a vessel ,add pinch of salt and turmeric powder followed by jackfruit
 boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
 drain and keep aside.
- Heat one tsp oil in non stick wok
  add sliced onion and fry for five to ten minutes till brown
  remove and keep aside
- In the same wok add one tbsp of oil
  fry the boiled jackfruit pieces till brown
  drain and keep on kitchen towel.

Heat one tbsp of oil in non stick wok
once hot lower the flame and add red and green chili
followed by baby onion keep frying till onion change colour
add whole masala ,powdered masala followed by salt
fry for two minutes till everything mixes
add fried onion and fried jackfruit
fry for five minutes,transfer the content to a pressure cooker
add half cup of water and pressure cook for one to two whistle.
Serve warm with Rice.
Paired this delicious curry with Zafrani Pulao /Saffron Rice
Recipe Name Zafrani Pulao
Recipe Source Cookbook
Preparation time one hr
Cooking time 20 mins
Rice one and a half cup
salt as per taste
turmeric powder one fourth tsp
oil /ghee to cook one tbsp
warm milk one tbsp
saffron strands pinch
onion one chopped coarsely
garlic clove two chopped coarsely
whole masala
green cardamom two
clove three
cinnamon stick crushed half inch
mix warm milk and saffron strands ,keep aside
soak water for 20 mins ,keep aside
heat oil in non stick wok,once hot lower the flame
add whole masala and fry for a minute
add chopped onion ,garlic,salt and turmeric powder
fry for five minutes till onion is done
add drained rice,saffron mix and enough water to cook the rice.
reduce the heat and cover and cook for 15 to 20 mins
till rice is done.

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