coconut powder or fresh coconut
or 40 grams
or 60 grams
kapok bud/Marathi moggu
Soaking the rice
soak 300 grams of rice in water 30 minutes.
rinse for 2-3 times before cooking.
Cutting the vegetables
cut the onion into long thin slices.
chop the carrot, green pepper & coriander.
Making coriander paste
put coriander in grinder jar.
add desiccated coconut, green chilies, fennel seeds, cardamom make into a paste and keep aside.
Cooking Kothimira rice
take a pressure cooker.
heat 2 tsp of ghee/clarified butter and 3-4 tsp of oil.
roast cashew nuts for a minute and transfer them to a plate.
add whole garam masala spices - cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf, mace, star anise, kapok bud.
put sliced onions, chopped green pepper, carrots, green peas, paneer and saute for 2 minutes.
add salt, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
pour water, mix well and taste the water for salt.add salt if required.
cover it with a lid and cook up to 3 whistles.
wait until the pressure is gone.
mix gently, garnish with roasted cashew nuts and serve hot.
Recipe By BINDU----> Foodvedam.com