Pudhina rice or Mint rice is a refreshing and healthy, delicious recipe. It is so refreshing & the fragrant is very strong to make your face blow beyond wow!
So if you are tired of searching healthy quick and easy lunch box recipe then your search is over here.
Pudhina/Mint rice is the perfect choice for you. and also you can prepare this either with leftover or fresh rice.
It is a very healthy family rice recipe and even you can pack in your kid’s lunch box. They will start loving the idea of eating healthy than some junk foods.
There are no excuses for ditching lunch or leaving the dinner table. It’s perfect family rice keep up their health good and still fill their tummies with delicious food.
Ingredients of Pudhina Rice
Rice boiled-1 bowl
Puthina/Mint leaves-1 small bunch
Onion-1 medium (sliced)
Green chilly 2 (sliced)
Ginger garlic paste-1/4 tablespoon (optional)
Fennel seeds-1/4 tablespoon
Chana dal-1 tablespoon
Fried ground nuts- 1-2 tablespoon
Pepper powder-1/4 tablespoon
Bay leaves -1
Mustard seeds-1/4 tablespoon
Ghee-1/2 tablespoon (optional)
Steps for Pudhina Rice
Wash and soak the rice before 10-15 to start.
Meanwhile, wash and blend the mint leaves with fennel seeds.
Boil the rice with half salt and keep it aside to cool. (Don’t overcook)
Heat oil with a medium flame once hot add muster seeds when it splits add bay leaves, cloves, curry leaves, chana dal one by one.
When you get nice aroma add sliced green chilly, red chilly, onion and ginger garlic paste one by one. fry the stuff until it turns transparent.
Then add blended mint leaves with appropriate salt (don’t forget that half of the salt already added in rice) and continue to cook until it gets separated from the oil.
Once it did add rice and blend the mix thoroughly and continue to cook 5-6 minutes under a lower flame.
Finally, add ghee and garnish with fried ground nuts, cashew and coriander leaves.
Homemade style simple & healthy mint leaves rice is ready to serve. This goes superbly with any kind of fries, chips, boiled egg, papad, and curd.
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