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Veena Jain

Baked Mexican Rice with Cheese Patties

By Veena Jain 3 views  4 years ago

Description :

A filling combination of spicy vegetables, rice and cottage cheese patties.


Ingredients :

For the rice

-2 1/4 cups Steamed Rice
-1 onion, chopped
-1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
-1 cup boiled mixed vegetables
-3 tbsp oil
-salt to taste

To be ground into a paste (for the rice)

-4 cloves garlic (lehsun)
-12 mm. piece ginger (adrak)

For the cheese patties

-2 potatoes, boiled and mashed
-100 gms crumbled paneer
-2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
-1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
-2 green chillies, chopped
-oil for cooking
-salt to taste

For the tomato gravy

-3 large tomatoes
-1 onion
-3 cloves of garlic (lehsun)
-a pinch of carom seeds (ajwain) or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
-1/2 tsp chilli powder
-1/2 tsp sugar
-1 tbsp oil
-salt to taste

For the baking

-3 tbsp grated processed cheese


Method :

For the rice

-Heat the oil and fry the onion for 2 minutes.
-Add the paste and fry again for 1 minute.
-Add the chilli powder and vegetables and fry for 2 minutes.
-Add the rice and salt and mix thoroughly.


For the cheese patties

-Mix the potatoes, paneer, coriander, flour, green chillies and salt and shape like patties.
-Cook on a tawa with the help of a little oil.

For the tomato gravy

-Heat the oil and fry the onion for 2 minutes.
-Add the garlic and fry again for a few seconds.
-Add the tomatoes, ajwain, chilli powder, sugar and salt and cook until soft.
-Blend in a mixer. Do not strain. If the gravy is too thick, add a little water.


How to proceed :

-Spread the hot rice in a greased baking dish.
-Put the cheese patties over the rice.
-Cover with the tomato gravy and sprinkle grated cheese on top.
-Bake at 200 degree C (400 degree F) for 10 to 15 minutes.
-Serve hot.

Tips

-If you keep the rice and sauce hot, the baking time gets reduced.


Reference
Tarla Dalal

Tags :

Baked Mexican Rice with Cheese Patties

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