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