Mint Rice - Lunch Box Dish

An easy rice dish with mint leaves (Pudhina)

Mint Rice - Lunch Box Dish

An easy rice dish with mint leaves (Pudhina)

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

By Krishnendu k

Published On: 19 Feb 2014

Rating: 5
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10 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1 Mint Rice - Lunch Box Dish Recipe

Step 1

Cook the rice and allow it to cool down.

Step 2 Mint Rice - Lunch Box Dish Recipe

Step 2

Wash the pudina leaves and grind them along with the green chillies and tamarind into a smooth paste.

Step 3

Heat the oil in a non stick pan on medium heat.

Step 4

Add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Stir in the urad dal and roast it until it turns light golden brown.

Step 5

Add the onions and saute until the onions turn translucent.

Step 6

Now add the ground pudina mixture and salt. Give it a stir and let it cook for 2-3 minutes until the mixture turns a little thick.

Step 7

Turn off the heat and finally stir in the cooked rice to this mixture until well combined.

Step 8

Fry cashews and kismis in ghee till they turn golden brown.

Step 9

Garnish pudina rice with fried cashews, kismis and sliced tomato rings.

Step 10

:- Serve hot with raita , papad and green chutney.

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