Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mint Rice



Serves 2


Ingredients Required:
Rice - 1 Cup
Mint leaves - 1 Cup
Coconut - 1/4 Cup
Green Chillies - 2 , chopped
Garlic - 2 , chopped
Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon stick - 1
Bay leaves - 2
Cashewnuts - 10
Peas - 1/2 Cup
Onion - 1 , chopped lengthwise
Salt as required


How to make?
Pressure cook the rice with 1.5 cups of water for 3 whistles in a pressure cooker.
Cool the rice.
Grind mint, coriander leaves, garlic, cocnut, green chillies to a paste.
Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the cloves, bay leaves, onion and  ginger paste for few minutes.
Add the ground paste, salt and peas and cook for 3 minutes.
Add the rice and fold without breaking the rice so that the paste mixes well with the rice.
Cook for a minute.
Fry the cashews in ghee and garnish.
Serve with curd/raita.



Sending it to CWS: Rice

3 comments:

  1. Awesome recipies Harini! Everything looks delicious... Tried mint rice today and it came out really well and easy to make too... Waiting to try out the others one by one...

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  2. btw, you've used channa dal in most of them... Is that the powder or the whole dal itself?

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  3. @Aarthi - Thanks a lot!
    I use the actual dal and not the powder

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