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Tondli Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - long grained Rice
  • 1 stick fresh celery, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tsp - white Vinegar
  • For filling and tondlis :
  • 150 gms - tender tondlis
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup - fresh Curd
  • 1 tsp - Wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp - Peanut crush
  • 1 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 3-4 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Coriander seeds (dhania) powder
  • 1/2 tsp - each Ginger garlic, grated
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make

  • For filling and tondlis:
  • Beat together curd, flour and asafoetida, keep aside.
  • Slit tondlis vertically, till just above base to keep whole intact.
  • Heat half the oil, add ginger, garlic, chillies, stir for a moment.
  • Add curd, stir fry till the white disappears.
  • Take off fire, cool for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add all other ingredients, except tondlis.
  • Mix well. Stuff tondlis with mixture.
  • Heat remaining oil, add stuffed tondlis, stir for a minute.
  • Cover, and stir-cook on sim till tender.
  • Add remaining stuffing mixture.
  • Add some more flour if mixture is watery.
  • Add water if too dry.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes, till oil separates. To proceed:
  • Boil rice as for pulaos till just done but not soggy.
  • Cool in wide plate.
  • Melt butter in pan, add onions, carrots, stir till tender.
  • Add celery, chillies, pepper, salt, and mix. Take off fire. Mix in cheese, and vinegar.
  • In a deep large bowl, Spread half the rice.
  • Pour in tondli mixture. Spread over rice.
  • Spread remaining rice, to cover vegetable.
  • Bake in a hot oven (cover container) for 4-5 minutes.
  • Serve piping hot.