Pudina rice – Mint Rice
2 cbasmati rice
1/2 cfresh mint leaves
1green chili pepper
4 Tbspcanola oil or ghee
1 Tbspcumin seeds
1/2 tspcardamom seeds
1 Tbspfresh ginger
1 Tbspgarlic, minced
1/2 conion, chopped
1 Tbsplemon juice, fresh
·kosher salt to taste
How to Make Pudina rice – Mint Rice
- Rinse/wash basmati rice until the water is clear.
Cook rice in a 3 cup water ( or according to package direction), set aside.
- Make a smooth paste of mint leaves, pepper, ginger, garlic, 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
- In a 4 quart pan, heat rest of the oil.
When hot, add cumin seeds. Let it cook in oil for 20-30 seconds. Add cloves and cardamom seeds. Cook another 20 seconds. Add onion and sauté until onions are translucent
Add mint paste and cook for 1 minute.
- Add salt for your taste.
Add cooked rice and mix well. Cook for 2 more minutes.
Serve with plain yogurt if desired.