This is a refreshing rice dish pudina itself used for refreshment
When u prepare this receipe the home is full of a refreshment smell.
The ingredients part
1 cup rice
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 green chillies1 inch ginger piece
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves(optional)
1 cup pudina leaves
1/4 cup peanut and cashews
1 bay leaf
1 inch cinnamon stick
1 star anees flower
salt to taste
2 tsp oil or ghee
water as per the rice u have taken
if basmati taken then 2 cups rice
if other than basmati taken then according to that water will be added
Make a paste of pudina leaves,coconut,ginger,green chilly and little water.
Heat oil in a fry pan, add all spices.
Then fry penut and cashews to golden colour.
Now add chopped onion and a pinch of salt.
When it becomes traslucent add pudina paste,stir for 2-3 min.
It change colour to dark green.
Now add rice n water to this.
After 6-8 min your pudina rice is ready.
Serve this with raita .