Monday, February 8, 2010

Kushka Shorbha

The name itself sounds very different right, let us c how to make this........

What We Need :

For Kushka :

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Ghee - 3spn
Oil - 3spn
Onion - 1no of medium size
Methi leaves - 1 bunch
Ginger Garlic Paste  - 1spn
Tomato - 1no of medium size
Mint leaves - 1 bunch
Cilantro / Coriander leaves - 1 bunch

For Shorbha :

Masala Powder - 1/2 spn
Onions - 1no of medium size
Tomato - 1no of medium size
Green chillies - 2no
Brinjal - 2no
Split Chanadal Paste - 1/2 cup (soaked / pressure cooked make to paste)
Tamarind Pulp - 4spn
Red chillie powder - 1/2 spn
Turmeric Powder - a pinch

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

Making Kushka :

  • Soak rice for 20 - 30minutes
  • In a pan heat oil, ghee when its hot add masala powder , saute lengthwise chopped onions , now add methi leaves and fry until thery are soft ,add ginger garli paste until raw smell goes away now add tomato pieces and fry until they are soft ,add mint leaves and cilantro.
  • Now add soaked rice to this and fry for 1minute add 1cup of water to this as it already contains some water from onion and tomato, add enough salt.
  • Change these into electric cooker and let it cook until done.
Making Shorbha :

  • In a pan heat 2spn of oil add masala powder , saute lengthwise chopped onions, green chillies, fry tomato.
  • Now add chopped brinjal and fry until they become soft.
  •  Now add chanadal paste, tamarind paste, salt , red chillie powder , turmeric powder and if needed a little water and let it cook until its done.
Here is my Kushka Shorbha , taste really different ........
Sending this to APS-Rice Event at Anitha's Kitchen........


  1. Delicious Shorbha ! I love the flavours you used...

  2. It looks great.Liked the pic of the final product.

  3. Looks Delicious!

  4. its really good and having different taste.


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