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Simple Pudina rice Recipe

Simple Pudina rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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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:

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


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