Mint Rice Recipe

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Pudina/mint rice or pulao is a wholesome one-pot Indian meal. It is usually prepared with fresh mint leaves, Indian spices, and masalas. And it can be perfect for lunch, dinner and as lunch box meal

Mint Rice  Recipe

YIELD

3 people

TYPE

Main course

TIME

20 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a blender, add ginger, garlic, mint leaves, and water

STEP

2

Grind everything into a fine paste and reserve it for later use

STEP

3

In a rice/pressure cooker with medium heat, pour oil and add bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, cumin seeds, green chili, cashew nuts and saute until the cashews turn golden in color

STEP

4

Add the onions and saute until it turns soft

STEP

5

Now add chili powder, salt, mint paste and saute until it leaves oil

STEP

6

Add the rice and give a nice mix

STEP

7

Pour water and give a final stir

STEP

8

Close the lid of the rice/pressure cooker with its regulator on and allow it to cook for three whistles

STEP

9

Open the lid once the pressure releases and give a gentle stir and now the pudina/ mint rice is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

10

Serve this delicious pudina rice/pulao with curd raita, veg, or non-veg sides of your choice