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Mint/ Pudina Spicy pani for Chaat and Pani Puri



For Grinding:

1 cup Mint leaves (Pudina leaves)
1 cup Fresh coriander leaves
2-3 green chilies
Ginger- small piece

For Masala Powders:
2 tbsp - PaniPuri Masala Powder(mixture of many Indian spices) available in Indian store
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
coriander leaves for garnishing


Step 01) Grind the above mentioned ingredients smoothly
Step 02) Strain the mixture through a sieve and then mix with 2 cups of chilled water
 Step 03) Add pani puri masala powder,  lemon juice and sugar and stir it thoroughly
Step 04) Refrigerate it. More chilling enhance the tastes of the water. Always try to make the water one day before.

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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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