Green masala rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup of basmati rice (washed & soaked)
  • 2.25 cups of water
  • green peas / potatoes
  • 1 big onion - sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • a pinch of hing
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • For the green masala: (grind all ingredients together with a little water)
  • one small bunch of coriander leaves
  • 20 mint leaves (pudinah)
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1/4 piece of ginger
  • 1 cube Maggi Seasoning (optional)

How to Make Green masala rice

  • Put oil in a pressure cooker. When hot put in the cumin seeds and onions.
  • Stir till onions turn light brown.
  • Next add the ground green masala, salt, Maggi seasoning and saute till the oil leaves the masala.
  • To this add the green peas / potatoes.
  • Add the soaked rice, water and pressure cook till 3 whistles or 20 minutes.
  • Your green masala rice is ready.