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Mint Rice

Mint Rice

by Vandy M
 

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.

Recipe

        Serving:                      2

        Cooking Time:           25 Mins

        Complexity:                Simple

        Taste:                          Mild Spicy

Ingredients

Item Quantity
Basmati Rice 1 Cup
Mint leaves 3 Cups
Onion long slit 1/2 Cup
Bayleaf 1 Piece
Cinnamon 1 Piece
Cloves 4 Pieces
Shahi jeera 1 Teaspoon
Ginger-garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Split green chilies 2 pieces
Garam Masala Powder    1 Teaspoon
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Tablespoons

 

Preparation

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.

Cooking
  • 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.

Serving

Serve hot Mint Rice in a rice bowl and decorate with a fresh mint leaf and lemon slice. Serve with raita or just plain curd.
 

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.

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