SCHEZWAN KOORKA/CHINESE POTATO RICE

SCHEZWAN KOORKA/CHINESE POTATO RICE

Ingredients

  • INGREDIENTS FOR COOKING RICE. Basmati rice                                                                       - 1 cup
  • Water                                                                                   - 3 cups
  • Washed and peeled koorkas/Chinese potatoes.        - 100 grams
  • Salt. _ 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garlic                                - 10 nos
  • Red chillies                      10 nos
  • Shallots /small onions    - 6 nos
  • Ginger                               - 1 inch piece
  • Celery leaves                    - 2 tbsps
  • Vinegar                             - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar                                -  2 tsps
  • Black pepper powder       - less than 1 tsp
  • Soya sauce                         - 1 tsp
  • Oil                                        - 1tsp
  • Salt                                    - to taste or less than 1 tsp

Directions

Soak red chillies and garlic together I hot water for 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes grind red chillies and garlic with other ingredients to smooth paste and keep aside.

Marinate the koorkas/Chinese potatoes, washed basmati rice in the schezwan sauce for 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes heat a pan add a tsp  of oil , heat it and add marinated rice koorka/Chinese potatoes mixture and fry for some time.

Add 3 cups of boiled water and needed salt to the rice mixture.

Close the pressure pan and when the steam comes put the weight and adjust the flame to the medium.

After 10 minutes switch off the flame. Once the pressure releases open the pressure cooker and mix gently.

Garnish it with finely chopped spring onions.

Serve hot with tomato sauce, green chilli sauce and chillies soaked in vinegar.

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