Raw Rice - 2 cups (Wash it thoroughly just before cooking)
Mint Leaves - 1 cup
Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Water - 1 Cup
Onion - 1 (finely Chopped)
Green Chilly - 3 (slit lengthwise)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Aniseed - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 2
Cloves - 2
Bay Leaf - few (broken into pieces)
Salt - to taste
Grind mint leaves and chillies to a fine paste without adding water.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker and saute it with aniseeds, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf. Add onion and ginger garlic paste to it and fry until the onion becomes soft. Add grinded paste to it and fry until the raw smell leaves off.
Now add rice to it and fry a while and add the coconut milk, water, lemon juice and required amount of salt and stir it well. when the water starts to boil well, simmer the flame and close the lid. Let it cook for 10 minutes and switch off the flame. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and transfer the dish to a serving bowl. mint Rice is ready to serve!
Side Dish: It goes well with boiled egg, and raithas