How to make Spiced Kedgeree -

A spicy rice preparation with fish and cream.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Boneless fish (हड्डी रहित मछली)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

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Spiced Kedgeree

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spiced Kedgeree Recipe

  • Basmati rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Boneless fish Cut into ½ inch chunks 2

  • Black mustard seeds (radhuni) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger grated 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup

  • Lime leaves 3-4

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs boiled and peeled 2

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon wedges

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a thick bottom shallow non stick pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds.

Step 2

Chop onion in a chopper. When the seeds splutter, add onion and saute till transluscent. Add garlic and ginger and saute. Add turmeric powder, vegetable stock, lime leaves, green chillies and garam masala powder and mix.

Step 3

Add 2 cups of water. Drain and add rice along with salt and mix well. Cover and cook till half done. Add fish pieces, cream and mix. Quarter the eggs and coat them with red chilli powder.

Step 4

Transfer the kedgeree into a serving bowl, garnish with lemon wedges, egg slices and coriander leaves and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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