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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Mint Rice Recipe / Pudina Rice Recipe - Easy Lunch Box Rice Recipe

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Mint Rice
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Fresh mint leaves / pudina leaves- 1 cup loosely packed
or a small bunch
Green chillies -2
Ginger a small piece
Tamarind a small piece
Coconut - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
( Add very little water and grind to a thick paste)
Tempering ingredients
Oil - 6 tsp
Mustard,Urad dal,Channa Dal - each 1 tsp
Cashew nuts - 6 broken
Red chillies -2
Sliced onion - a handful
Curry leaves few
Other ingredients
Basmati rice - 1 cup
( cook it with 1 & 3/4 cup water till rice is separate, keep it aside)
Ghee - 1 tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan and temper it above ingredients.
Add sliced onion and fry till its transparent add the ground paste and saute till oil separates the masala.Reduce flame and add the rice gently mix the rice till everything is well combined.
Lastly add the ghee mix and switch off the stove.
Serve it with raita.

Mint Rice In Instant Pot

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Mint Rice
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Fresh mint leaves / pudina leaves- 1 cup loosely packed
or a small bunch
Coriander leaves a handful
Green chillies -2
Ginger and Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
( Add very little water and grind to a thick paste)
Tempering ingredients
Oil - 3 tsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Star anise - 1
Cardamom -3
Cloves - 3
Bay leaf - 1
Kadal pasi - a small piece
Cinnamon stick - 1
Marati moggu - 1
Other ingredients
Kalijeera rice - 1 cup ( heaped)
( Soak rice for 10 minutes)
Water - 2 cups
Potato cut into cubes - 1
Sliced onion - 1/2
Peas - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

Method
Heat oil and ghee in a pan and temper it with the spices.
Add sliced onion and fry till its transparent add the ground paste and saute till oil separates the masala.Add peas and potato saute for a minute,drain out water and add the rice and mix.
Add salt,lemon juice pour water and close it with the lid.
Pressure cook in Instant pot with vent closed for 4 minutes.
Wait for the pressure to release by itself and then open the lid.
Mix and serve with raita.


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