Mint Rice Recipe

Mint Rice Recipe
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Mint Rice is a delicious South Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Mint Pulav by following this easy recipe.
Mint Rice Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Cup basmati rice
  • 2 Onions
  • 5 Green chillies
  • 1 Bunch medium in size mint leaves
  • 1 tsp Tamarind paste
  • 3 tbsp Fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp Cashewnuts , broken into pieces
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

    For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp Bengal gram
  • 1 tsp Black gram
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • A few Curry leaves
How to make Mint Rice:
  • Cook rice until each grain is separate but soft to touch.
  • Let it to cool, set aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in the pan and sauté green chillies and mint leaves until mint leaves shrink.
  • Grind this along with tamarind, coconut and salt.
  • Heat the remaining oil and fry the cashewnuts till golden and set aside.
  • Combine all the seasoning ingredients with it.
  • Add finely cut onions to it and saute until it become translucent.
  • Combine the ground masala paste with it and fry for a few more minutes until good aroma comes.
  • Reduce the heat and add the cooked rice.
  • Mix it carefully, without breaking the grains of rice until it becomes hot.
  • Add the fried cashews to it and serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Ramya posted 01/05/2010
I tried this recipe. Simple & easy. Tasted delicious. Thanku.