Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Sodyachi Khichadi / Dried Shrimps Pulao

Sode or Dried Shrimps is greatly savored by many fish lovers.They are  shrimps / prawns  which are dried in the sun . They have a distinct fishy smell .
Sodyachi Khichadi is a very famous CKP delicacy .

Ingredients :
1 cup Sona Masuri Rice  , washed and set aside
1/2 cup Dried Shrimps , washed
1/2 cup cubed potato
1/2 cup sliced onions
3 cups boiling water
1 cup Malvani Masala Paste :- 1 small onion sliced
                                                 1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
                                                 1/4 cup dried coconut flakes
                                                  2 tsp Malvani Masala or 2 tsp red chilli powder + 1 tsp Garam Masala

Recipe -
1. For the Masala Paste , heat 2 tbsp  oil , in a frying pan .Add the sliced onions and sauté until brown . Add the  coconut and sauté until they change color to light brown .Add the masala powder.
Cool and grind to a fine paste

2, In a pressure , add 1 tbsp oil and add the sliced onions . Cook until translucent.
3. Add the cubed potatoes and dried shrimps and  sauté
4. Add the washed rice and mix well. Saute for 1 min.
5. Now add the masala paste and 3 cups boiling water,
6. Add salt to taste .
7. Cook on medium for 2 whistles and then on low for 5 mins.
8. Serve with Sol Kadhi


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