Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Posted by Mala at 9:00:00 PM No comments


This is a Saatvik, No Onion-No Garlic rice, but loaded with flavors, so good for health!!!

And the flavor of  MINT is not diminished by any other strong spices or flavors....

This can be made as a Neivedhyam too...

Please check my Other Rice Varieties


Fresh mint leaves, cleaned and washed - 1 bunch ( roughly 2 handfuls)
Red bell pepper, medium sized - 1, chopped
Yellow bell pepper - medium sized - 1, chopped
Ginger - a small piece
Raw or Sona Masuri rice - 1 cup, cooked
Green chillies - 4
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

To season
Cooking oil - 2 tsps
Ghee - 2 tsps
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Recipe cuisine: Indian; Category: Lunch/Dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Serves 3

Mint leaves and Bell peppers

Mint, ginger and green chillies loaded into the blender jar

and ground to a smooth paste

Rice cooked and spread to cool.

Pan heated with oil and ghee, Cumin seeds seasoned

Then the bell peppers added and sauteed

after bell peppers get cooked a bit, add the ground paste and salt to taste

Saute well on slow fire, till the mixture becomes dry, all the water content in the mint mixture gets evaporated

Add it to the rice

Lemon juice added, and mixed gently

Serve this yummy rice with raita of your choice. Check my Raita varieties

This post first appeared in www.malpatskitchen.com

* If it is not for any neivedhyam, you can add onions too. 
* Also 2 pods of garlic can be ground along.
* Can be made in Pressure pan too, sautéing everything, the ground masala, onion, bell peppers etc, then adding the soaked and drained rice, can be cooked for 2 whistles.
* Basmati rice can be used too.


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