Mint Rice / Pudhina Saadham

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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)
Cooking Oil
Salt - to taste

Cooking Instructions:

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

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Ann said...

Pudhina rice looks so yum

Superchef said...

i recently made a coriander the green look of these rices with mint or coriander.

kittymatti said...

Lovely recipe Srilekha.. Sending morkali for yr breakfast series..

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely rice..nice click

Preeti Singh said...

Its looking so good with green color...feeling like tasting it.

Prathibha said...

I love the aroma of this rice...perfect one..

Priya said...

Such an aromatic dish, lovely presentation Sri!

Subhie Arun said...

perfect..i love tis aromatic rice...nice click ..n nice color too

Poornima Nair said...

Great sounds so refreshing.

Divya Vikram said...

Lovely rice recipe. Perfect for lunchboxes!

Archy said...

Nice color of the pudina rice!!

Ramya Bala said...

looks very yummy sri...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Wow looks great!

chakhlere said...

Great Rice!!
I love mint varieties very much!!
Looking yummy!!
I liked the creme drop on it!

Hari Chandana said...

lovely recipe and lovely snaps :)

jennyccy said...

With all this ingredients, the rice must be delicious. Thanks for sharing it.