Archive for the ‘Chokha (Rice)’ Category

BHAAT (KHATTO)

Sour Curd Rice By Madhubala Kumar Bhatia Serves 4 Ingredients Rice – 1 cup Curds – 1 cup Salt – to taste, Mustard seeds (partly crushed) – ¼ tsp. Ginger powder – ¼ tsp. Method 1. Steam the rice. 2. When the rice is simmering, add beaten curds, salt, partly crushed mustard seeds and ginger [...]

TARI

(Tar~ee) (Sweet Rice) Serves – 3 Tari is one of the main festive items and is usually eaten on important occassions and festivals.   Ingredients Rice – 1 cup Sugar – 1½ cup Saffron – 1 gm. Ghee – 1 tblsp. Almonds (chopped) – 4 nos. Pistachio (Unsalted – chopped) – 4 nos. Method 1.)    [...]

UFRI KHICHADI

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Oof~ree Khee~chu~dee) (Rice & Split Green Gram) Serves – 4   Ingredients Rice – 1 cup Split green gram – 1 cup Ghee – ½ tblsp. Salt – to taste Method 1.)    Clean and wash the rice and the split green gram 2.)    In a toap, soak the rice and the split green gram in [...]

AMRIT PAK

(Umm~ree~th Park) (Rice & Bengal Gram Pulao) Serves – 4   Ingredients Rice – 2 cups Bengal gram lentil – 1 cup Cardamom pods – 3 – 4 nos. Ghee – ½ tblsp. Salt – to taste Bay leaves – 2 – 3 nos.   Method 1.)    Soak the rice and the lentil in water [...]

CHIBLARO

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(Chee~bah~le~row) (Bhatia Vegetable Pulao) Serves – 4   Ingredients Rice – 2 cups Oil – 4 tblsp. Brinjal (medium size) – 1 no. Cauliflower – 20 gms. Potato (medium size) – 1 no. Curry leaves (leaves only)- 2 sprigs Green Chillies (chopped) – 2 nos. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp. Coriander Powder – ¾ tsp. [...]

SABUDHANAY JI KHICHADI

(Sa~boo~dha~nay Jee Khee~chud~ee) (Sago Porridge) Serves – 4   Ingredients Sago – 1 cup Groundnut – ½ cup (shelled, roasted and coarsely ground) Potato -1 no. (medium size) Green Chillies – 4 nos. Ghee – 2 tsp. Cumin seeds – ½ tsp. Juice of 1 lemon Salt – to taste Coriander leaves (for garnish) – [...]

SAAYA CHOKA

(Saa~yah Cho~kha) (Turmeric Rice) Serves – 2 Saaya Choka literally means Yellow Rice.   Ingredients Rice – 1 cup Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. Turmeric powder – ½ tsp. Ghee – 1 tsp. Salt – to taste Water – 2 cups Method 1.)    Soak the rice in water for 1 hour prior to the cooking. [...]

CHOKHA

(Cho~kha) (Boiled rice) Serves – 2   Chokha  forms the basis of any Bhatia luncheon. Most of the Bhatia curries are eaten with plain Chokha or with various Lentil (Dal) toppings. Chokha and Sakri (meal with Rice -Lunch) are two terms, which are usually interchangeably used. When talking of the main Bhatia speciality – Dar, [...]

JEERAY DHAKA PIYA CHOKHA

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(Jee~ray Dah~kha Pee~yah Cho~kha) (Cumin & Raisin Pulao) Serves – 2   Ingredients Rice – 1 cup Salt – to taste Ghee – ½ tsp. Cumin seeds – ½ tsp. Raisins – 10 – 12 nos. Method 1.)    Refer to Choka recipe till step no. 3. 2.)    In a pan, heat the ghee on a [...]