Friday, April 9, 2010

Pudhina / Mint Rice

Ingredients: 
Rice: 2 cup
Pudina: 1 bunch
1/ 2 cup Onions:
Green peas: 1 cup
Chopped Carrot: 1cup
Coconut: 5tsp
Ginger: one pinch
Green chillies: 4 ( or depending on how the chillies are spicy)
Bay leaves: 4
Clove:4
Cinnamon: 1"
Method:  In a pan, have a bit of oil heated. Put pudina and 2 chopped green chillies and fry till the water contents are gone. Take the fried pudina with ginger, coconut powder, put in a mixer and grind it (90%)  Cook the green peas and carrot separately Take a pan and have 2 spoon of oil and bay leaves, clove cinnamon, chopped onion and 2 green chili, turmeric powder to be fried, then mix the pudina paste.. leave it for some time until it losses its raw smell. Once this is done, mix the veg and finally salt.  In a pressure cooker put the pudina masala and rice with water and cook it. without cooker - cook the rice seperate and mix the pudina and veggies.