This post is about Nepali teej recipes. Here are some recipes tips for Nepali festival teej. Teej is one of the greatest festival in Nepal. Tij is celebrated by all Hindus women in Nepal and India. Teej is also known as Tij, Haritalika, hariyali parva in Nepal and India.
The first day of teej is called Dar khane din in Nepal. In the day of Dar Khane din, Nepali women prepare and cook varieties of food, cuisine to have it.
So, we have given some the name of recipes which are good for Nepali teej festival. Let’s have closer look.
Nepali Teej Festival Recipes
There are many teej recipes. ONe of them is fried rice with meat. It is said Pulao in Nepali language. Let’s cook, fried rice with meat as teej recipes.
- Boiled Rice or Plain Rice
- Plain Pulau Rice
- Mixed Vegetable Pulao
- Peas Pulao
- Rice and Pulse Meal
- Doodh or Milk
- Beaten Rice Flakes
Masu Pulao or Fried Rice with Meat
Masu Pulao is one of the best recipes in Teej festival or specially Dar Khane Din. Fried rice with meat is called Masu Pulao in Nepali language. and it is said in Puka ja-Newari language. Fried rice with meat is also prepared by non-vegetarian Nepalese. This is quite a rich dish and is very palatable.
Stir-fry the sirloin, watercress, and meat while the rice cooks, so that you’ll be ready to assemble the dish at the last moment. If you prefer, use strips of pork tenderloin instead of beef.
Ingredients to cook Fried Rice with Meat or Meat Pulao
2 cups quality rice
1chicken meat or mutton meat
2 tablespoons ghiu (clarified butter)
4 cloves (hvang)
4 cardamoms shelled
2 teaspoons salt
2 bay leaves (tejpat)
1/2 cup raisins (kismis)
1/2 cup cashew or peanuts.
Utensils to cook Fried Rice with Meat or Meat Pulao
Deep saucepan or rice cooker-1,
How to cook Fried Rice with Meat or Meat Pulao
- Wash meat and cut it into small pieces.
- Pour a little water so as to cover it.
- Add one teaspoon salt.
- Boil it till meat becomes tender.
- Soak and wash rice three or four times.
- Heat ghiu in a saucepan and fiy cloves, cardamoms and bay leaves.
- Put meat, raisins and rice.
- Mix well.
- Stir several times.
- Put meat and the remaining juice,
- Put water as required to cover the contents.
- Stir well, cook till rice
- and meat becomes tender.
Time required to to cook Fried Rice with Meat or Meat Pulao
35 to 40 minutes.
Serves Fried Rice with Meat or Meat Pulao
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Nepali Teej Festival Recipes: Masu Pulao