Kiwi and coriander rice

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Total Time:
50 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

  • Wash and soak rice in enough water for 20 minutes.
  • In a big bowl, boil enough water and 1 tsp salt. When water starts boiling add soaked rice.
  • Boil rice till done and then drain in a colander.
  • Peel and chop kiwi fruit into small pieces.
  • 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).
  • Add some salt, pepper powder and few drops of lemon juice in the remaining kiwi pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds .
  • When seeds start crackling, add crushed cashews and saute for few seconds on low heat.
  • Add curry leaves, rice and salt.
  • Saute for a few seconds and then switch off the flame.
  • Now add the kiwi pieces, lemon zest, fresh coriander and lemon juice to the rice and mix well.
  • Take a bowl and grease the inside of the bowl with ghee or butter .
  • Now fill it halfway with kiwi rice, press gently. Spread the half kiwi mixture over the rice layer.
  • Now put the remaining half rice over the kiwi layer and press gently.
  • Invert the bowl on the serving plate and serve.
  • Serve with mint and yogurt dip or tomato salsa and chips.
  • Recipe courtesy: Maayeka