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Mushroom biryani for the vegetarian

By Vision Reporter

Added 9th September 2010 03:00 AM

MANY people opt to go vegetarian, but then they are at a loss on what foods to eat, thinking that they have to resign themselves to eating tasteless dishes. But that could not be further from the truth.

MANY people opt to go vegetarian, but then they are at a loss on what foods to eat, thinking that they have to resign themselves to eating tasteless dishes. But that could not be further from the truth.

By Viqué-Ocean Kahinju
MANY people opt to go vegetarian, but then they are at a loss on what foods to eat, thinking that they have to resign themselves to eating tasteless dishes. But that could not be further from the truth.

Chef Paul Rwabwogo says one of the dishes one can try is nutritious mushroom biryani, and Indian dish.

Ingredients:
1 cup of fresh mushrooms
2 onions (thinly sliced)
4 cups of Basmati rice
1 lemon
3/4 tablespoons of Oil/ghee
2 teaspoons soy sauce
Garlic
4 Green chillies (chopped)
3 teaspoons ginger (chopped)
3 Cinnamon sticks
Half a teaspoon of cardamom
3 cloves
3 tomatoes (chopped)
1 teaspoon chilli powder
3 teaspoons coriander powder Mint leaves/spinach
Salt, mchuzi miz and masala to taste
All these ingredients can be got from food markets and supermarkets in town.

Preparation
Soak rice in water for 30 minutes and drain the water. Keep aside.
Grind the ginger, garlic and green chilli together.

Trim mushrooms into big pieces and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker, heat the oil and ghee, add ground masala and the onion till it turns golden brown.

Add the ginger and garlic paste.
l When oil begins to separate, add the tomatoes till mashed and oil begins to separate again.
Add chopped coriander and mint leaves.

Add mushroom, green peas and fry for 2 minutes.
Add the rice and fry for 3 minutes on medium heat.
Add water (1 cup rice: 2 cups of water), salt and boil for 8 minutes on medium heat.

Put the lid, keep pan on the stove for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and mix.
Serve hot with a gravy of your choice.

Mushroom biryani for the vegetarian

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