Monday, January 11, 2010

Pudina Rice

PUDINA RICE
Ingredients:
rice - 2 cups
pudina - 1 cup (cleaned and washed)
salt to taste
tumeric powder - 1/2 tsp
red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
green chilli - 4
onion - 1
tomato - 2
garam masala (cinnamon, cardamom, cloves) - 1 each
freshly grated coconut - 3 tbsp
oil - 4 tbsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
coconut milk - 2 cups
water - 2 cups

Method:
- in a pressure cooker, add oil
- add the whole garam masala and fry
- add the finely chopped onions and fry till they turn golden brown
- add the ginger garlic paste and the chopped tomatoes - fry
- add salt to taste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder
- add the pudina and fry for 2 mins
- grind green chilies and the coconut into a fine paste
- add them to the pudina and fry for 2 - 3 mins
- now add the rice and fry for another 2 mins
- add the coconut milk and water
- mix well and leave it to cook for 2 whistles
- serve hot with raita.

2 comments:

Akal's Saappadu said...

pudina rice sounds refreshing in taste and comforting! must be tasting great with a raita!!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice one...thanks for sharing