Wednesday, March 2, 2011

MW Mushroom & Soyachunks Tomato Pulao

Microwave cooking makes the life easier, hope many of us will be totally agree with me, i cook atleast few foods through microwave oven whenever i feel like lazy to cook up dishes or else if am busy with household stuffs, coz they doesnt need our continous attention...Sterday for our lunch i tried making this delicious pulao using microwave oven with mushrooms and soyachunks cooked in tomato paste with our spices...Its quite a simple pulao eventhough its tastes fabulous with raitas or papads...This rice dish is quite a fabulous one pot meal prefect for both lunch box menu or lunch, we enjoyed a lot for our lunch with papads..Sending this pulao to Srivalli's MEC-Rice Dishes gusted hosted by Priya& to Kiran's CWF-Tomato guest hosted by Sanyukta..

MW Mushroom & Soyachunks Tomato Pulao

2cups Rice (soaked for 15mins)
1cup Coconut milk
2cups Water
Salt

For pulao:
1/2cup Mushrooms (chopped)
1cup Soyachunks 
2nos Onions(chopped finely)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2cup Tomato paste or fresh juicy tomatoes
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1tsp Coriander powder
3nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1tsp Cumin seeds
Oil
Few mint leaves

Take the soaked rice, coconut milk,water and salt in a microwave safe bowl and cook for 20-25minutes in high power, once the rice gets cooked, keep aside and let them cool..

Now in an another microwave safe bowl,add enough oil and cumin seeds,cook for 2minutes in high until the cumin seeds gets fried, add immediately the chopped onions,slit opened green chillies, ginger garlic paste,tomato paste and cook in high power for 5 minutes, meanwhile take the soya chunks in enough water in a bowl and cook for 2minutes in microwave oven until they double their volume..take the soyachunks out and drain the excess of water..Now add the cooked soyachunks,chopped mushrooms,garam masala powder, coriander powder,chopped mint leaves to the already cooked veggies,cook again everything in high power for 10-15minutes until the veggies gets well cooked and the oil gets separates...Now add the already cooked rice,gently toss them and cook for 2-3 minutes in microwave oven..

Enjoy with raitas or papads..


49 comments:

kaarasaaram.com said... Reply To This Comment

awesome pulao.... looks fabulous..
Reva

Nammi said... Reply To This Comment

delicious looking dish, although i am not a big fan of microwave ovens :).

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

Agree with you MW males life easier..yummy looking pulao..

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

i love adding coocnut milk to pulao..gives a richer flavour..looks yumm..

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Just the kind of recipe ive been looking for...easy to cook, healthy, filling & a delicious rice recipe!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Such a flavourful pulao...looks very tempting

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy delicious rice, packed with flavours and goodness.

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

You have added all the yummy ingredints into one dish!!!Very tasty..

MaryMoh said... Reply To This Comment

Mmmm....that looks delicious. I love coconut rice. We eat very often. It's really nice with something spicy like sambal. Hope you have a wonderful day. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting combination. I am trying to get new recipes to try out in the mw. Will surely try this out sometime soon.

notyet100 said... Reply To This Comment

pulao looks delicious,..

priya said... Reply To This Comment

so cute and yummy rice...i want this rite now

ila said... Reply To This Comment

easy and tasty recipe
very quick recipe :)

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy pulao ...MV idea is wonderful

Jaisy James said... Reply To This Comment

pulav looks delicious n nice color

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

nice pulao; good one for the lunch box too !

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

Such a flavorful and delicious rice..looks yummy!

தேனம்மை லெக்ஷ்மணன் said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy..:))

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

This one pot meal would be so helpful for lazy days...Perfect dear

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Mrs K said... Reply To This Comment

Fantastic rice preparation. I have never tried coconut milk in rice preparation,but it makes complete sense these days,I love coconut milk and I can bet how good it will taste in the rice when it beldns with all the other ingredients:) Loved the soy chunks and mushroom combination too:)!!!

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy but so so delicious.

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting and delicious combination.. looks inviting !!

Taste of Beirut said... Reply To This Comment

I have never tried cooking rice in the microwave! I will soon as I love the convenience, this recipe sounds so tasty and colorful, I would have never guessed it was made in the microwave!

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

delicious pulao..

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

looks awesome!!

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Simple delicious and fabulous looking pulao,beautiful click..

Akila said... Reply To This Comment

wow so innovative and yummy dear...

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

I am all for it anytime of the day..fantastic n a must try recipe!!

US Masala

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

MW pulao looks delish and healthy...
Thanks for the idea...

http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy pulao and nice click...

kurinjikathambam

Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Looks fabulous..sounds super yummy recipe dear.

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious rice!! Love the mushrooms and coconut milk combo!!

Soumya Vineeth said... Reply To This Comment

This one is quite tempting, loved the soya tomato combos

Padhu said... Reply To This Comment

I am sure it would taste great with coconut milk

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

that surely is a nice way to protien into our diet!..I just bought a new pack of soy chunks...
:)
Smitha
http://smithasspicyflavors.blogspot.com/

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

You make delicious easy pulao. this one looks awesome.

Sarah Naveen said... Reply To This Comment

That looks so delicious..yumm!!

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Je n'ai jamais essayé au micro-ondes.
A tester rapidement.
A très bientôt.

Fimère said... Reply To This Comment

un riz délicieux et fabuleux bravo
bonne journée

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

I love everything that's going in - soya chunks, mushroom & the coconut milk - yummy!

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

I love rice cooked in coconut milk, gives a very distinct flavor, This is no different, Priya..

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome looking Pulao.Bookmarking this for a lazy day :).

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Yeah..MW oven makes our life easier...Pulao looks appetising

garlutti said... Reply To This Comment

Que mezcla de sabores en este arroz .con coco ..delicioso seguro besos MARIMI

HGourmet Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

wow..rice cooked in cocnut milk..that's gives speacil falvor..lovely!!!

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

LOvely looking pulao.

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome pulao... Cant believe its made in MW.. amazing...

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Got to try rice in microwave , sounds easy ur pulao

Suchi said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely shot priya- rice looks inviting!