Simple Pudina rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup basmati rice.
  • 1 bunch mint leaves (pudina).
  • 2 tomatoes.
  • 2 onions.
  • 1-inch ginger.
  • 2 green chillies.
  • 4 to 5 garlic flakes.
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
  • 1 piece cinnamon.
  • 2 or 3 cloves.
  • 1 tsp ani seeds (sombu).
  • 2 to 3 tbsp oil.
  • 1 tsp of salt (or as per taste).

How to Make Simple Pudina rice

  • Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes. Cut onions into thin long pieces.
  • Cut tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Grind mint leaves, ginger, garlic, cloves, cinnamon and aniseeds into a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the onions and fry till translucent.
  • Add the ground paste and tomatoes. Fry till oil separates.
  • Add the powders and fry for a minute. Transfer the above into a pressure cooker or rice cooker.
  • Add the soaked rice and pour 2 cups of water.
  • Add salt as per taste and cook. If in pressure cooker, the maximum time is 7 minutes.