Stuffed Cobra Rice Roll on Papaya chutney with Peace yoghurt raita
Rice rolls stuffed with corn flavored with cobra chili in oil
Preparation time:30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves:4 Recipe Ingredients:For Stuffed Cobra Rice Roll 1 tsp: Oil 1 nos. Naga Jholokia (Bhut Jholokia) 1 cup: Rice Flour ¾th cup: Corn kernels ¼th cup: Green Tomatoes (finely chopped) 1"piece: Ginger (finely chopped) ½ tsp: Turmeric powder ½ tsp: Black pepper (crushed) To taste: Salt 1 tsp: Lemon juice For the Chutney ½ cup: Raw Papaya (julienned or thickly grated) To taste: Salt ½ cup: Sugar 1 tsp: Oil ¼ tsp: Cumin seeds ¼ tsp: Coriander seeds 2 tsp: Coconut (grated) For the Smoothie 1 nos. Peach 4 tsp: Amul Curd 1 tsp: Sugar For garnish: Melon seeds Recipe Method: 1. Heat 1 tsp oil and add Bhut Jolokia to it. When chilli splutters, remove from flame and keep aside. 2. For the roll, mix rice flour with a pinch of salt and warm water to make a smooth dough. Keep aside. 3. Mix corn kernels, green tomatoes, ginger, turmeric powder, black pepper, salt, lemon juice and prepared chilli oil. Mix in 1 tsp of rice flour to help bind the mixture. 4. Divide prepared dough into half. Flatten out one half into a rectangular shape, spread over with half the prepared stuffing and roll into a cylinder. Repeat procedure with remaining dough and stuffing. 5. Boil water in a soup pot and add the cylinders. When cylinders start floating, remove, drain, pat dry and cut into slices. 6. For the chutney, combine raw papaya with salt, 2 tsp water and sugar and cook till done. Heat oil and add in the cumin seeds and coriander seeds. When spices crackle, mix in coconut and cook till golden. 7. For the smoothie, cut a peach into half and deseed carefully. Scoop out some flesh to form cups. Whip the scooped out peach with curd and sugar in a blender till smooth. Fill into prepared cups and garnish with melon seeds. 8. To serve, spread chutney on a plate and arrange rice rolls on it. Serve alongside peach cups.
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