Pudina Rice / Mint Spiced Rice

  • Rice 2 Cups 
  • Pudina / Mint Leaves 3 cups 
  • Coriander Leaves/Cilantro 1 cup 
  • Coconut grated 1/2 cup 
  • Green Chilies - 4 to 5 (as per your taste) 
  • Urad Dal / White Lentils  1 tbsp (grown in Indian subcontinent- Available in Indian Store)
  • Tamarind tiny ball 
  • A pinch of asafoetida / Hing 
  • Salt to taste 
  • Cashews for garnishing (Optional) 
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

Time Required: 20 mins


Step 01) Cook rice in a pressure cooker once the cooker whistle cools down, take out the rice from the cooker and spread it out on a big plate and let cool for 10 mins. this process helps rice grains to separate nicely

Step 02) Heat oil in a pan, add urud dal, fry till golden brown (take care not to burn it) and keep aside.

Step 03) In the same pan add mint leaves, fry for 2 mins then add coriander leaves, green chilies, tamarind, hing/asafoetida and salt.

Step 04) Lastly add the grated coconut and fry for about 2 to 3 mins until it turns little brown and switch off the flame

Step 05) let them cool for 5 mins. and then transfer into mixer jar add the fried urad dal, half cup of water and blend it into a fine paste.

Step 06) Mix the paste in the cooled rice without breaking it too much. Garnish with the roasted cashews and serve.


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