Mint rice is a very aromatic dish. It’s very flavorful cooked with fresh mint herb and whole spices. You can enjoy it at the time of lunch or dinner.
Cooking Time: 25 Mins
Taste: Mild Spicy
|Basmati Rice||1 Cup|
|Mint leaves||3 Cups|
|Onion long slit||1/2 Cup|
|Shahi jeera||1 Teaspoon|
|Ginger-garlic paste||1 Teaspoon|
|Split green chilies||2 pieces|
|Garam Masala Powder||1 Teaspoon|
Cook rice with 1 teaspoon oil so that it does not stick together.
Take 2 and a half cup mint into a blender and add 2 teaspoon water and make a smooth paste. Add a little more water if required.
Slit onion in form of long thin slices.
Prepare a half cup of chopped mint leaves.
- Step 1
Heat a pan and add oil and ghee. Once the oil is hot add all the whole spices and let them splutter then add onion and green chilies and sauté for 2 minutes.
- Step 2
Add ginger-garlic paste again sauté for another minute. Add garam masala and salt.
- Step 3
Now it’s time to add the mint paste and chopped mint together and sauté until oil gets separated.
- Step 4
Add boiled rice and mix well. You can adjust salt as per your taste.
Cook for 2 -3 minutes then turn off the heat and your mint rice is ready to serve.
ServingServe hot Mint Rice in a rice bowl and decorate with a fresh mint leaf and lemon slice. Serve with raita or just plain curd.