Thursday, March 25, 2010

Beetroot and Colacasia(seppankezhangu) Kofta Briyani


Dear friends, I'm happy to inform you all that I got my own domain. I moved from NithuBala-Recipes.Blogspot.com to NithuBala.com. You'l be automatically redirected to the new space even if you type my blogspot URL. If you face any difficulty in getting my updates, let me know. So, just to celebrate this I have a very special rice to share with you. It is a beautifully coloured Beetroot and Colacasia Kofta Briyani. This rice tasted so good with yummy koftas..Hope you'l also love this...Although, it is time consuming it is worth trying...

Ingredients:

For Kofta,

1. Colacasia - 2 (Big sized)
2. Beetroot (Grated) - 1/4 Cup
3. Carrot (Grated) - 1/4 Cup
4. Onion (Finely Chopped) - 1/4 Cup
5. Garam Masala - 1 tsp
6. Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
7. Salt - Needed qty
8. Rice Flour - 1/2 Cup
9. Oil - For frying

Koftas Before Frying:



Procedure:

1. Cook Colacasia till soft. Remove skin and mash well.
2. Mix all the other ingredients except oil and make it like a chappathi dough.
3. Make balls and deep fry in oil.
4. Keep aside.

Fried Koftas:



For Rice,

Ingredients:

1. Basmati rice - 1 Cup
2. Beetroot - 1/2 Cup (Cut Pieces)
3. Onion - 1/2 Cup (Finely Chopped)
4. Ginger - 1 inch piece
5. Garlic - 4 cloves
6. Green Chillies - 3 or adjust to you taste
7. Garam Masala - 2 tsp
8. Coriander - 1/4 Cup (Finely Chopped)
9. Ghee - 2 tsp
10. Oil - 5 tsp
11. Salt - Needed qty



Procedure:

1. Grind ginger, garlic, small qty of onion and green chillies. Keep this masala aside.
2. In a pan, add ghee and fry beetroot till raw smell goes. Keep aside.
3. Now, add oil and then add ground masala. Fry till thet turn golden brown.
4. Add, onion and fry well. Now, add the fried beetroot.
5. Add salt, garam masala and washed basmati rice. Mix well.
6. Keep as such for few minutes in low flame.
7. Transfer to rice cooker. Add water (I used 2 cups of water for 1 cup of rice. Also, I didn't soak Basmati rice before)
8. Once the rice is cooked, open the lid and add the koftas and coriander. Mix well.
9. Close the lid. After few minutes, serve the rice with any raita.



40 comments:

J said...

congrats..dear.. i love the colour of the kofta..delicious..

Panchpakwan said...

Congarts on Awards..
Kofta looks so tempting.
Biryani looks so yumm...

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

congrats nithu!! different biryani looks colour & delicious....

Kalai said...

vibrant koftas, definitely a worthy recipe, looks very tempting. Koftas with briyani is new to me.

And a new space-congrats Nithu!

Viki's Kitchen said...

Congrats Nithu. Thats cool. Kofta looks very delicious dear.

SathyaSridhar said...

Nithu,,,superb kofta n superb biryani,,,looks delicious n perfect dear,,,thanks for sharing,,take care n keep on smiling,,

Tina said...

Wow..so colourful and delicious...

Swathi said...

Nithu,
Congrats on new domain, kofta biryani looks really colorful yummy.

R said...

this is so unique and delicious!! there is an award for you too in my blog, please get it :)

Supriya Nair said...

The kofta biryani looks very nice. Never knew colocassia can be used other than patras. Thanks for posting the recipe.

Sarah Naveen said...

Awesome...love the colors..looks so yummy!!

Malar Gandhi said...

Thats unique and innovative prepaation, lovley color u got there.

simply.food said...

Congrats and these kofta rice looks so lovely.Nice presentation too.

PranisKitchen said...

looks delicious..very healthy dish...

Bharathi said...

Congrats Dear.

The Rice looks Yummy & delicious. Thanks for the innovative & yummy recipes dear.

Yummy Team said...

Congrats on your new domain! Love your innovative dish. It looks yummy!

Swapna Sree said...

Congrats on your new domain...
Kofta Rice looks colorful and yummy....

San!!! said...

Delicious kofta biriyani,nice presentation nithu.Congrats on the domain.

Pari said...

Hi Nithu, very innovative and such a healthy one too. Looks so good!!

Jagruti said...

Congrats!! colourful biryani..great clicks!!

kitchen queen said...

lovely colourful biryani.

Deepa said...

hey the color of the biryani looks so refreshing..too good.

Priya said...

Congrats Nithu for ur own domain, that beautiful briyani with kofta makes me hungry..fantastic..

Gita said...

Very interesting koftas Nithu...rice looks very good :)

Kiran said...

Dear Nithu,Looks like a lovely combination.Never tried both these vegetables together.Will surely bookmark this recipe.

Viki's Kitchen said...

One quick question dear....should I post your event logo compulsorily or the link is enough? I have very little space in Picasa. So if it is not necessary, I can send immediately .eager to get your response. Happy hosting Nithu. thanks.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

sharing an award with you in my blog :)

Latha said...

congrats! Very interesting biriyani. Great recipe.

Krishnaveni said...

Congrats and thanks for your lovely award. Biriyani looks colourful and mouthwatering......

Raaga said...

looks great. I should try this :)

Rekha shoban said...

kofta looks cute and nice pink colour...dis is really interesting one

Hari Chandana said...

Hi Nithu, Thanks for dropping by my blog..You have a nice space and yummy recipes too.. Awesome job dear!!..


Cheers,
Hari Chandana

Varunavi said...

Congrats,i love ur blog layout.

LK said...

Wow - congrats! Looks yummy!

Pedhakka said...

Looks colorful !!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Best wishes on ur new domain. Dish looks amazing and colorful.Interesting combo,loved it.

Valarmathi said...

Colorful biriyani, looks tempting and delicious.

PranisKitchen said...

Nithu, you have award waiting at my blog..come and collect that dear.

Shabs.. said...

wow.....what an innovative dish!!never even heard of such a dish....loved it....first tim ehere and i would say that u have an excellent space in here...:)would see me hanging here often:)

Torviewtoronto said...

Congrats Nithu
kofta and rice looks fabulous