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Friday, July 22, 2011

Ezy Coriander Rice

This variety rice can be done so quickly to fill ur lunch box within 15mins (cooking time). This aromatic rice is tasty too. Serve this coriander rice hot with raita of your choice or papadams,Chicken Fry or Potato Masala. This recipe(if properly done) tastes like Saravanabhan's Coriander Rice- for ur information. Enjoy Easy Cooking at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!. Bon Appetit!.

Ezy Coriander Rice - Coriander rice with selective spices
2 cups basmati rice - wash,drain and ghee-roast in 2 tsp ghee or a min or 2
2 onions - chopped  or sliced fine
3 red chillies
2 green chillies
1 tsp Ginger -  garlic paste
1 bunch of coriander leaves
3 tbsp grated coconut
2 tsp poppy seeds-soaked well -optional
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp salt or to taste
2 tsp refined oil
2 tsp ghee
3 cup water
    1.Grind the coriander leaves(leave 1 handful chopped coriander leaves) along with 2 green chillies,soaked poppy seeds(optional) and grated coconut into a coarse paste .
    2.Heat oil in a Pressure pan,fry mustard seeds,cumin seeds,chopped or sliced Onion,3 red chillies,Ginger- garlic paste and the coriander-coconut paste for 5-6 mins.
    3.Add turmeric powder and salt to taste and simmer for 2 minutes.
    4.Add basmati rice now and stir well on medium flame. Add 3 1/4 cups water and a handful of chopped coriander leaves, mix this well and pressure-cook upto 1 whistle or turn off the flame before the second whistle blows.
    5.Leave it for 10 mins. Open the Pressure Pan and mix it well. Serve this coriander rice hot with raita of your choice or papadams or pickle.

1.Roasted peanuts can be added in step 7 - optional.
2.U can add the grated coconut(without being pasted in step 1) in step 7 with roasted peanuts.
3.U can sprinkle 1 tsp lemon juice before serving - its optional.

I reposted this recipe here .

1 comment:

Julie said...

Very flavorful rice..nice color!!
Thanx for linking it to my event..

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