Mushroom Risotto

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Mushroom Risotto is an Italian dish, which is very healthy and tasty. This classic Italian dish is cooked very slowly in a broth until the ingredients blend together to become a soft, cheesy and silky texture which just slides down the gullet. The main ingredient is arborio rice which is North Italian rice. This is  a one pot dish which can be prepared as a wholesome meal. Arborio rice can be replaced with brown rice. Any variety of Risotto can be prepared with the vegetables of your choice.

INGREDIENTS

ARBORIO RICE

1 CUP

OLIVE OIL

FOR SAUTING

BUTTER

2 TBSP

ONION CHOPPED

¼ CUP

GARLIC CHOPPED FINELY

4 CLOVES

VEG STOCK

1 LITRE

CAPSICUM CHOPPED

½ CUP

MUSHROOMS CHOPPED

1 CUP

FRESH CREAM

3 TBSP

CHEESE GRATED

¾ TBSP

SALT 

PER TASTE

PEPPER

PER TASTE

OREGANO 

PER TASTE

HOW TO MAKE

  • In a pan, add olive oil and butter and let it melt.
  • As it melts, add onion, garlic and capsicum and saute them well.
  • When the ingredients turn lightly brown, add the Arborio rice and pour the vegetable stock. 
  • Let it boil and cook on a slow flame. Stir occasionally until half cooked.
  • Then add salt, chopped mushrooms and capsicum.
  • Keep mixing it slowly. 
  • When the water evaporates and the dish reaches the required consistency (semi solid)and leaves the side of the pan, add fresh cream, grated cheddar cheese, salt and pepper.
  •  It is ready to be plated. Garnish it with oregano and herbs of your own taste.