Flavours of India Recipe

Celebrate the vibrant festival with your loved ones, dining over an all-time-favourite Indian recipe, shared by Chef Prem this Deepavali!


Ingredients (Serving for 10 people)

Ghee   50ml
Cooking Oil   50ml
Lamb Cube – tender 300gm
Basmathi Rice – soaked in water 1kg
Cumin Seed  10gm
Bay Leaf  5nos
Star Anise   5gm
Green Cardamom  5gm
Black Cardamom  5nos
Cinnamon Stick  5gm
Onion  200gm
Green Chili 5gm
Tomato  10gm
Garlic – blended 15gm
Ginger – blended  10gm
Chili Powder  15gm
Turmeric Powder10gm
Garam Masala 5gm
Fresh Mint leave – blended  100gm
Water 2 liter
Salt & Sugar – to taste
Crispy Fried Onion  10gm

Methods of preparation:-
– Heat the ghee and oil in a big size pan.
– Add the spices (cumin seed, star anise, green cardamom, black cardamom and cinnamon stick) and bay leaf.
– Saute the ingredients and add in the onion, chili and blended garlic and ginger paste, sauté till the mixture is soft.
– Add the turmeric powder and chili power and stir well until the oil arise.
– Add the tomato and cook till all the ingredients are well-cooked.
– Add the blended mint leaves and lamb, and  2 liter of water. Cook for 10 minutes and then add the garam masala for seasoning.
– Drain off the water from the rice and pour into the pot
– Cook the rice until the water level arise.
– Cover the pan with aluminum  foil  and let it cook for 10 minutes
– Then reduce the heat and cook for another 5 minutes
– Once the rice is cooked, turn off the heat
– Finally sprinkle the fried onions