Zesty Coriander Rice

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Rice - 2 cups precooked, any variety
  • Coriander leaves - 3/4 bunch
  • Onion - 1 medium , diced
  • raw ginger - a small piece
  • garlic - 4 or 5 plump pods
  • green chillies - 2 medium sized ones
  • garam masala powder - 2 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • peas - 1/2 cup
  • bay leaf - 1 or 2 (optional)
  • Oil - 4 tbsp

How to Make Zesty Coriander Rice

  • Grind together the onion pieces, ginger, garlic and green chillies with the coriander leaves in as little water as possible.
  • In about 4 tbsp of oil, add the bay leaf and the ground paste. Fry till the rawness disappears and the oil starts to separate out.
  • Add the peas and stir for a few minutes. Then add the garam masala powder and the salt. Stir and leave on fire on a small flame for a few minutes. Add the precooked rice and stir well.