Monday, May 18, 2015

Mint Rice/Pudina Rice

Hi everyone, it has been a long time I posted recipes on my blog.Due to some personal work, i would not post recipes.Today I came with simple and delicious rice that is mint rice/pudina rice.It is very easy to prepare and when you cook this rice, the whole house will be filled with mint aroma.Here goes the recipe


·         Basmati rice-1cup
·         Onions-2nos
·         Greenchillies-7nos        
·         Grated coconut-2tbsp
·         Tamarind-small lemon sized
·         Salt as per taste
·         Oil-2 to 3tbsp

For Seasoning :
·         Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
·         Black gram dal-1tsp
·         Bengal gram dal-1tsp
·         Broken cashew nuts-1tbsp
·         Curry leaves few

1.Cook rice till each grain is separate.Spread the rice over a broad plate to cool.

2.Heat a tsp.of oil and fry green chilies and mint leaves till the leaves shrink.Grind it along with coconut, tamarind, and salt.

3.Heat rest of the oil, fry the seasonings and then with finely cut onions till it becomes crisp.Add ground masala paste and fry few minutes till good smell comes from it.

4.Reduce the flame and add cooked rice.Mix gently till rice becomes hot and then serve with papad.