Pudina (Mint) Rice Recipe by Jain Rasoi 561 days ago

Pudina (Mint) Rice
The armoatic mint leaf is sweet and pungent in essence. It is heavy and has a cooling effect. Said to be good for the heart and for elimintaing worms, it balances vata and kapha and stimulates digestive fire.
    Preparation Method
  1. Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes. Strain and set aside.
  2. Grind the ingredients of the paste adding just enough water to make a thick paste.
  3. In a pressure pan, heat ghee and add the ingredients of the tempering. When they begin to crackle and let out their aroma, reduce flame and add the paste. Sauté for a few minutes and then add rice. Again sauté for a minute and add 2 cups of warm water. Add little salt to it. Pressure cook for it for 1 whistle.
  4. Serve hot.


1 Comment


  1. Newbie - 0 PointsHas been a member for 12-13Years
    March 27, 2014  9:31 am by Jaya Reply

    Worked out really well.. Thanks.. I added a bit of ginger to the ingredients, added little more flavour :D

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Serves : 2
Ready In : 30 Minutes
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  1. 1 cup basmati rice
  2. salt to taste
  3. For the paste
  4. 1/2 cup mint leaves
  5. 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  6. 1/2 cup fresh coconut
  7. 1 green chilli
  8. For the tempering
  9. 2 teaspoon ghee
  10. 2 inch cinnamon stick
  11. 2 cloves
  12. 5 black peppercorns
  13. 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds


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