Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Mint-Coriander Rice

Mint is a refreshing herb that has a cooling effect on body. It can be used as mouth wash or mouth freshener. Mint has been enjoyed for its wonderful aroma, its great taste, and its healing power. Mint has many health benefits. Mint is well know for its ability to sooth the digestive track and reduce the severity and length of stomach aches. Mint has more medicinal benefits. It is used to make tea, juice, rice.... 
Coriander leaves aids in digestion and provides relief in gas trouble. People suffering from low haemoglobin are advised to consume coriander juice as it increase your blood count. 
Here goes the Mint-coriander rice recipe.......

Basmati rice - 1 cup 
Mint leaves - 2 bunches
Onion - 1/2 
Coriander leaves - 1 bunches
Roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup 
Ginger - 1 inch
Green chillies - 2-3 
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp 
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Cook the rice and spread rice in plate with little oil so that it don't sticks each other.
In a blender add greenchillies, ginger, mint leaves and coriander leaves and grind it into smooth paste.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, urad dal, and onion and fry till the onion become brown.
Then add grounded paste and salt and fry till raw smell goes off. 
Finally add cooked rice and mix well.


  1. Love this rice.. the flavour and color its truely heaven seeing ur tempting me...

  2. Mint coriander rice seems so perfect. Great news about its nutrition. Nice recipe.


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