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Kiwi and coriander rice Recipe

Kiwi and coriander rice is a popular Indian main
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 21 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
20 minutes
Servings :
Serves 3
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  • 3/4 cup- Rice
  • 3 - kiwi fruit
  • 1.5 tsp- green chillies, chopped
  • 3 tbsp- fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp- Lemon zest
  • 1 tsp- Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2.5 tbsp- cooking oil
  • 1 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp -cashew nuts, crushed
  • 6 -curry leaves
  • How to Make Kiwi and coriander rice:

    1. Wash and soak rice in enough water for 20 minutes.
    2. In a big bowl, boil enough water and 1 tsp salt. When water starts boiling add soaked rice.
    3. Boil rice till done and then drain in a colander.
    4. Peel and chop kiwi fruit into small pieces.
    5. Take half the quantity of kiwi and grind with chopped green chillies to make a smooth paste (can adjust the quantity of green chillies according to your taste).
    6. Add some salt, pepper powder and few drops of lemon juice in the remaining kiwi pieces.
    7. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds .
    8. When seeds start crackling, add crushed cashews and saute for few seconds on low heat.
    9. Add curry leaves, rice and salt.
    10. Saute for a few seconds and then switch off the flame.
    11. Now add the kiwi pieces, lemon zest, fresh coriander and lemon juice to the rice and mix well.
    12. Take a bowl and grease the inside of the bowl with ghee or butter .
    13. Now fill it halfway with kiwi rice, press gently. Spread the half kiwi mixture over the rice layer.
    14. Now put the remaining half rice over the kiwi layer and press gently.
    15. Invert the bowl on the serving plate and serve.
    16. Serve with mint and yogurt dip or tomato salsa and chips.
    17. Recipe courtesy: Maayeka


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