How to make Risotto With Squash - Risotto flavored with white vine, cheese and zucchini.

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

Main Ingredients : Arborio Rice (आरबोरिओ राइस), Green Zucchini (हरी ज़ुकीनी)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Rice

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Risotto With Squash

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 : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Risotto With Squash Recipe

  • Arborio Rice 1 cup

  • Green Zucchini

  • Green zucchini 1/2 inch cubes 1 medium

  • Yellow Zucchini 1/2 inch cubes 1 medium

  • Virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic chopped 3-4 cloves

  • White wine 1/2 cup

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Parmesan cheese (for garnish) 50 grams


Step 1

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté for 1 minute. Add garlic and sauté till lightly browned. Add Arborio rice and mix. Add white wine and cook till the wine gets absorbed. Add the zucchinis and mix. Add 1½ cups vegetable stock and cook for some time. Add salt and pepper powder and when the stock gets almost absorbed, add the remaining stock and cook till it get almost fully absorbed and the rice gets cooked.

Step 2

Slice the parmesan cheese and add. Mix well till the cheese gets completely incorporated. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with parmesan shavings and serve hot.