Mar 4, 2011

Mint Rice

Hello every body I am back to blogging after a small break.We moved to India.It's a sudden change and we reached safely home.After I came hear yesterday I checked my mails and found a mail from srivalli there she announced blogging marathon for 7 day and this time she reduce the member to 12.When I saw that I decided I am not going to run the marathon this time.But surprising Valli made 2 groups for this marathon and I was very happy to run in the second group.This time I choosed the theme Rice.So for this 7 days i am going to post 7 different rice recipe hope you all like my recipes. thank s to Valli for creating group 2 I am going to enjoy doing this blogging marathon.
Let's check what our other friends were doing..
Divya Vikram, Harini, Jay, Kamalika, lla, Padma, Priya Mahadevan, Priya Suresh, Priya Vasu, Suma, Veena, , Vatsala , Pavani

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Fresh mint leave -- 1 cup

Green chillies -- 3
Garlic -- 5 cloves
Grated fresh coconut -- 1 tab sp
Onion -- 1 small chopped
Lemon juice -- 1 tab sp
Rice --- 1&1/2 cup
salt -- 1 tea sp
Oil or ghee -- 1 tab sp
Cloves --- 4
Cardamom --- 3
Cinnamon -- 1 inch piece
1. Soak rice in 3 cups of water for half an hour and cook rice till done.Spread cooked rice on a plate let it cool.If you are using pressure cooker then cook the rice for 1 whistle,let the pressure leaves, removethe rice from cooker and spread in a plate.
2. Take mint leaves,coconut,green chillies,garlic cloves,onion and add lemon juice grind in to a paste.
3. Heat oil or ghee in a fry pan add cloves,cardamom,cinnamon let them popup then add mint paste,give a nice stir.
4. Add salt,rice to the mint mixture mix well to combine every thing,remove from heat cover and leave it like that for some time.
5. Mix well before serving, serve hot with any raita.
This flavour full mint rice goes to our dear frien PJ s Herbs and Flower in my platter- Mint

21 comments:

Gayathri Kumar said...

Thank God, you reached India safe. Welcome to the marathon. Mint rice looks delicious..

Priti said...

Gud to see you back dear.n that all is well..rice looks yum

Harini said...

Glad u reached safely..I was about to mail u but I see u have updated in this post..Minty rice and boondi raita..yummmmy fav

Varunavi said...

Glad u r back and doing good.

Nice rice...

geetha said...

Thanks for nice recipe ...

Smitha said...

nice to see u back safe in India...glad u could join the other group...the mint rice looks awesome...
Smitha
Smitha's Spicy Flavors

Torviewtoronto said...

mint gives a nice flavour delicious

savitha ramesh said...

such a flavorful rice and delicious too.

ila said...

yummy mint rice looks delicious :)

Priya said...

Happy to see u back Padma...Mint rice looks super delicious..

Now Serving said...

Happy that you are back on board! The mint rice looks quite inviting and I like the color of it :)

Srivalli said...

Padma, it will be interesting to see the next 7 types of rice..mint rice is always so flavourful

Divya Vikram said...

Rice looks flavorful and fragrant. Glad to run the marathon with you!

Vatsala. said...

My all time fav :)
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veena krishnakumar said...

Good to hear that u have reached safely. RICE LOOKS YUMM AND DELICIOUS

jayasree said...

Good to see you back to blogging. Hope you have settled down by now.

Delicious rice..

priya said...

yummy mint rice..looks fab

PJ said...

Thanks God u reached India Safely.Whenver I read about Libya,I was thinking about you..

Flavorful rice Padma.Why don't u send it to my mint event...

Suma Gandlur said...

Did you move permanently? Glad to hear that your family is safe.
The rice looks delicious.

Curry Leaf said...

Waiting for all the rice recipes, This one looks great Rekha.Happy that you and family are safe. I can't imagine the situation there but TG you are safe and sound.

Usha said...

Glad you reached home safe! Mouthwatering rice..