Green rice

Posted on June 25, 2009. Filed under: Chawal/rice/pulao/biryani | Tags: , |

Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
1½ cups Basmati rice, soaked for 1 hour
3 cups coconut milk
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
4 tablespoons chopped coriander
4 tablespoons chopped mint (phudina) leaves
½ tablespoon finely chopped green chillies
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon salt
For the garnish
Lemon wedges
Method
1. Wash and drain the rice.
2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the rice and fry for 4 to 5 minutes.
3. Add the coconut milk, bay leaf and salt and cook on a show flame with the lid on till all the liquid is absorbed.
4. Lower the heat as much as possible, cover the pan and cook for 10 more minutes. Remove the bayleaf and discard it.
5. Add in the coriander, mint and green chillies and mix well.
6. Serve hot garnished with lemon wedges.
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