by Pallavi Purani

Mexican Rice

Soya has a love and hate relationship in the house. I love it and the pati detests it 🙁

However once when I did give it to him for lunch as a curry, he didnt complain. So I took the liberty of making the Mexican rice from the Pressure cooking book from Nita Mehta. Page 80.

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Mexican Rice
Soya has a love and hate relationship in the house. I love it and the pati detests it 🙁
Course main course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
helping
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Rice . ...
  • 2 tbsps Ghee . ...
  • 1/4 tsp Jeera . ...
  • 1 / Dalchinicinnamon stick . "...
  • 1 - 2 Cardamom .... Black .
  • 1/4 cup Soya water Nuggets [ I used mini Soak them in Luke warm for min . ... ones . 1/4 cup 30
  • 3 - 4 tbsps Tomato Puree . ...
  • 1 onion ... Sliced .
  • to taste Salt .
  • 1.5 cups water . ...
  • 1/4 tsp chilly red powder . ...
  • optional orange . green and food color
Course main course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
helping
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Rice . ...
  • 2 tbsps Ghee . ...
  • 1/4 tsp Jeera . ...
  • 1 / Dalchinicinnamon stick . "...
  • 1 - 2 Cardamom .... Black .
  • 1/4 cup Soya water Nuggets [ I used mini Soak them in Luke warm for min . ... ones . 1/4 cup 30
  • 3 - 4 tbsps Tomato Puree . ...
  • 1 onion ... Sliced .
  • to taste Salt .
  • 1.5 cups water . ...
  • 1/4 tsp chilly red powder . ...
  • optional orange . green and food color
Instructions
  1. In the cooker, heat ghee. Add the dalchini, cardamom and jeera.
  2. Add the onion and cook until light brown.
  3. Now add the puree, salt, red chilly powder. Cook until the fat leaves the masala.
  4. Now squeeze the nuggets off excess milk and add to the masala.
  5. Stir until it is evenly coated.
  6. Add the drained rice to the masala.
  7. Now pour 1.5 cup water and bring it to the boil.
  8. Put the cooker lid on and cook upto 3 whistles.
  9. Let the steam settle. Serve warm.
  10. I added 2 food colors to give some layer and color.
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