Search All Recipes

This Month Special
Arrow Kuchchida Kadabu - Sweet and Khara
Arrow Oats Dry Fruits Ladoo
Arrow Nagarapanchami Laddoo - Fried Gram Softy Laddoo
Browse Categories
Arrow Awards & Announcements (3)
Arrow Breakfast (63)
Arrow Cakes, Cookies & Brownies (13)
Arrow Chats (13)
Arrow Chutney Powders/Pudi (3)
Arrow Chutneys (18)
Arrow Curries/ Sambar/ Rasam (24)
Arrow Cutlets (5)
Arrow Dosa (11)
Arrow Fryums/Papads (4)
Arrow Gojju Powder (1)
Arrow Jams (3)
Arrow Juices/Lassi (17)
Arrow Low Calorie Diet Foods (23)
Arrow Lunch Box (32)
Arrow Masala Powders (1)
Arrow Microwave Dishes (10)
Arrow OTG dishes (14)
Arrow Palya/Sabzi/Gojju (41)
Arrow Pickles/Thokku (1)
Arrow Pizzas (3)
Arrow Post Pregnancy/Banantana foods (2)
Arrow Quick Recipes (76)
Arrow Rice/Pulav (25)
Arrow Rotis/Parathas (15)
Arrow Salads (4)
Arrow Sambar/Rasam Powders (5)
Arrow Snacks (56)
Arrow Soups (6)
Arrow Sweets/Laddoos/Halwa (23)
Arrow Thambuli/Raitas (9)
Arrow Traditional Adige (53)
Arrow Without Fire (14)
Quick Guide
Arrow Most Popular Recipes
Arrow Recent Comments
Arrow Essential Tips
Recent Recipes
Arrow Ragi Dosa Batter
Arrow Palak Dal - Dhaba Style
Arrow Kootu powder
Arrow Heerekayi Kootu
Arrow Flaxseeds Chutney Pudi
Arrow Palak Green gram dal dosa recipe
Arrow Jeera Rice
Arrow Halbai - Rice
Quick Guide
Arrow Weight Loss
Arrow Kitchen Tips
Arrow Home Remedies
Arrow Recent Comments

All Recipes > Lunch BoxPosted On: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
This page has been viewed 29933 times

4 friend(s) like this

         Pudina Chitranna/Mint Rice

We have posted recipes for Pudina Pulav, Pudina Bhath, try this delightful Mint Rice/Pudina Chitranna. Pudina Rice is good for lunch box too.


Rice: 1 cup

Water: 2 cups

Salt to taste

For Grinding:

Pudina Leaves/Mint Leaves: 2 cups
Onion: 1 chopped
Ginger: 1 inch
Garlic: 2 pods (optional)
Green chillies: 2
Oil: 1 tsp

For Seasoning:

Onion: 1 Cut lengthwise
Tomato: 1 chopped finely
Oil: 2 tbsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Bengal gram dal: 1 tsp
Jeera: 1 tsp
Peas: A handful or 1 cup
Curry Leaves: 1 strand
Chakke/Cinnamon/dalchin - 1 piece
Green chillies: 1 cut lengthwise

For Garnish:

Grated Coconut: 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves: A handful of Finely chopped


1.Cook rice in your pressure cooker with 2 cups of water. Double the rice quantity. Let go with 3 whistles and switch off. Let it cool.

2. Fry the ingredients for grinding with 1 tsp oil. Grind to make a fine paste.

3. Heat the oil in the kadai, add jeera, chakke, curry leaves, urad dal, bengal gram dal, onion and tomato. Fry till onion turns soft. Add Peas and grinded paste from step 2. Fry again for a  3 - 4 mins. Add Salt. Mix well.

4. Add cooked rice from step 2 mix well with the paste. Garnish with coconut and coriander leaves.

Pudina Chitranna is ready to eat and you also pack this for lunch box too.

pudina rice

4 friend(s) like this
Tags: pudina

Freelance Jobs

You might also like:

Pudina Pulav/ Mint Rice Pulav

Veg Pulav
Jeera Rice
Avarekalu Akki Rotti

Leave Your Comment

Find programmers and grapic design experts at

mala on December 18, 2011 said:

Looks mouth watering!!!