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 a mint aroma. Here goes the recipe.
For Seasoning :
1.Cook rice till each grain is separate. Spread the rice over a broad plate to cool.
2.Heat a pan oil and fry green chillies and mint leaves till the leaves shrink. Grind it along with coconut, tamarind, and salt.
3.Heat a pan with oil, add the tempering ingredients mentioned above and then add finely cut onions . Saute until they are translucent.
- 1 cup Basmati rice
- 2 nos Onions-2nos
- 7 nos Greenchillies
- 2 tbsp Grated coconut
- Tamarind small lemon sized
- Salt as per taste
- 3 tbsp Oil
- ½ cup Mint leaves
- For Seasoning :
- ½ tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Black gram dal
- 1 tsp Bengal gram dal
- 1 tbsp Broken cashew nuts
- Curry leaves few
Cook rice till each grain is separate.Spread the rice over a broad plate to cool.
Heat a tsp.of oil and fry green chilies and mint leaves till the leaves shrink.Grind it along with coconut, tamarind, and salt.
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.
Reduce the flame and add cooked rice.Mix gently till rice becomes hot and then serve with papad.