Tuesday, August 16

Mint Rice... (Pudina Rice)


Tempt your palate with an aromatic and cooling rice recipe, the mouthwatering Pudina Rice (Mint Rice). The fresh sprigs of mint or Pudina leaves are ground and then added to the rice while cooking to impart the delectable minty flavour....


Ingredient's
2 cups rice
1/2 cup green peas 
2 cups fresh mint leaves 
1 onion, chopped fine, 3 to 4 green chillies
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
4 green cardamom pods
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp ghee
Salt to taste


Cooking Method
If using basmati, soak the rice in 4 cups water for half an hour and cook in pressure cooker for 1 whistle. Once pressure leaves the cooker, spread out on a plate and let it cool without clumping. If using rice cooker or any other method, cook until the rice is done yet firm. Grind the mint leaves, green chillies and ginger garlic to a paste. Heat ghee in a pan add the cardamom, bay leaves and saute for about a minute, taking care not to burn them. Then add the chopped onions and green peas saute unil it turns transparent. Add the ground paste to the pan and fry for about 2 to 3 mins until it turns fragrant.the add salt. Mix in the cooled rice without breaking it too much. 
Serve with a raita of choice.

20 comments:

Vimitha Anand said...

Such a simple and flavorful rice

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious flavorful rice...yummy..

Priya Sreeram said...

my fav and it's so deliciously presented !

Satya said...

very simple and tasty recipe .. i can feel the aroma of mint rice ... nice click

srividhya Ravikumar said...

Beautiful colour dear..

Kalpana Sareesh said...

simple yummy n colorful rice..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lovely looking pudina rice looks delicious.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Flavourful and my fav rice..

Hari Chandana said...

Lovely and delicious rice.. looks too good dear.. yummy :)
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Suja said...

Flavorful rice... delicious

Priyanka said...

Delicious rice :)

Angie's Recipes said...

The rice must have tasted very refreshing and delicious.

divya said...

looks absolutely delicious:)

Torviewtoronto said...

mint rice looks aromatic and fabulous

Swathi said...

Mint rice looks awesome perfect.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Nice flavorful Rice !! well presented too !!

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mjskit said...

Mint Rice sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

I love all mint recipes,this is fabulous...Very tempting.

Prathima Rao said...

such a flavorful & inviting rice!!!
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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Absolutely yum !!!

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