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Friday, 15 August 2014

COCONUT JOLLOF RICE

 COCONUT JOLLOF RICE

                             One day when i was just browsing through the internet accidently i came across the site "kadi recipes",an african blog owned by oumou bah.Once i went through her blog i found it interesting especially akara,puff puff & jollof rice and thought of giving it a try.But as all the ingredients were not avaliable at my place ,i modified the recipe according to my ease.Lets see how its been  cooked.

RECIPE SOURCE: www.kadirecipes.com

SERVES:2

INGREDIENTS

FOR SOAKING

BASMATI RICE-1 CUP
SALT -1 TSP
BAY LEAF-1
HOT WATER

FOR SAUTEING

 SUN FLOWER OIL/ANY OIL-1 TBSP
FINELY CHOPPED GARLIC-1 TBSP
ONION-2 MEDIUM SIZED
TOMATO-2 MEDIUM SIZED
TOMATO SAUCE-1 TBSP
CON.COCONUT MILK-1/4 CUP

GINGER- 1/2 TBSP
BAY LEAF-1
PEPPER POWDER-1 TSP

MEAT MASALA(EASTERN)- 1 TSP
VEGETABLES OF YOUR CHOICE
 I USED CARROT ONLY-1/2 CUP
COCONUT MILK 1/2 CUP
WATER-1 1/2 CUP

PAPER FOIL TO COVER AND COOK THE RICE

METHOD

1.SOAK RICE IN HOT WATER ALONG WITH 1 BAY LEAF

2.CHOP ALL THE VEGGIES AND KEEP THEM ASIDE.

3.HEAT OIL IN A DEEP PAN ADD GARLIC SAUTE FOR 2 MINUTES .

4.THEN ADD ONION SAUTE

5.AGAIN AND ADD TOMATOES, FRY TILL THEY BECOME MUSHY BY ADDING COCONUT MILK..

6.ONCE ITS DONE ADD THE  TOMATO SAUCE AND MIX WELL.

7..NOW GOES IN GINGER,BAY LEAF,PEPPER POWDER,MEAT MASALA & CHOPPED CARROTS.GIVE THEM A TOSS.

8.REMOVE THE BAY LEAF  & ADD THE SOAKED RICE ,ALONG WIT 1 1/2 CUP WATER.MIX WELL.

9.THEN COVER AND COOK  IN MEDIUM FLAME TILL RICE HAS ABSORBED ALL THE LIQUID IN THE PAN,OCCASIONALLY GIVE IT A STIR SO THAT IT WONT BURN.

10.ONCE LIQUID HAS BEEN ABSORBED REMOVE THE LID AND COVER WITH A PAPER FOIL AND COOK TILL RICE GRAINS ARE PROPERLY COOKED.

11. SERVE WITH FISH /MEAT OR A SIMPLE SALAD..
      ENJOY.. :)

NOTES:
 ORIGINAL RECIPE CALLS FOR
     BOULLION OR MAGGI CUBES--FOR--MEAT MASALA
     TOMATO PASTE(CANNED)--FOR--TOMATO SAUCE
     VEGETABLE OIL/PEANUT OIL--FOR SUN FLOWER OIL

COCONUT JOLLOF RICE 

COCONUT JOLLOF RICE  SERVED WITH SALAD





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