Friday, October 25, 2013

Pudina Rice

Typically this kind of rice has lot of variations both with/without onions... I made a typical south indian one.. hope you like it


Cooked Rice - 2 cups
To Grind:
Fresh Mint/Pudina - 1 cup
Fresh Coriander leaves - 1/ cup
Green chilli - 1
Salt to taste

For Tempering:
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp 
Urad Dal - 1 tsp 
Channa Dal - 1 tsp 
Red Dried Chillies -  2 Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Lemon Juice - 1/2 lemon
Oil - 2 tbsp

  1. Grind all ingredients in "To Grind" to a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in kadai,  add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add Channa Dal, Urad Dal & red chillies
  3. Once the dals, turn brown, add curry leaves
  4. Pour the ground mint/coriander paste & cook for 2 mins
  5. Add lemon juice & rice, mix till the rice is thoroughly mixed. Serve hot with chips.

  • Use Basmati Rice for better taste.

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