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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Mint - Cilantro Rice


1 cup Basmati rice
1/2 cup Mint leaves
1/2 cup Cilantro
1/2 Yellow onion (Thinly sliced)
4 green chilli (small)
1tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1tsp Cumin seeds
2 Cloves
1 inch Cinnamon stick
1 Bay leaf
1 Anistar whole (optional)
1 1/4 cup Water
3tbsp Oil
How to:
  • Soak the rice for 20 mins, drain'em and keep aside.
  • Puree the mint, cilantro and green chilli in a blender along with 1/4 cup water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in the pressure cooker, add cumin seeds through anistar and saute for a min.
  • Then add onions, saute until tender and add ginger-garlic paste and cook until raw smell disappears.
  • Now add the rice, fry for a min and pour the puree along with the remaining water and salt.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook the rice until the first whistle and switch off.
Serve hot with onion raita.


  1. hi first time hear u have nice recipes and i am following u

  2. Hi Divya, Thanks for you comment.

  3. You must have so much patience to take such step by stpe pics and it really makes it easy for me ;) .. love this colorful dish ... U have got a locely space and am glad to follow u

  4. Pavithra, Thanks for your kind words.


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