Saturday, August 7, 2010

Coriander/Cilantro Rice..

Coriander Rice.. One Pot Meal and .Alternative for Veg pulao.Can be Served with Raitha.

2 cups rice soaked in water for 30 mins 
1 bunch of coriander washed and chopped
3 green chillis
5 tbsp grated fresh coconut
1" ginger piece
2 garlic flakes
2 chopped tomatoes
whole spices (5 cloves,2 green cardamoms, 1" pieces cinnamon-2,bay leaf)
salt to taste
2 tbsp ghee /butter.

1.Heat 1 tsp oil in a vessel and add the chopped coriander(kothimira)and green chillis 

2. Fry till rawness disappears approx 2 minutes.Remove from fire 

3.Grind the fried coriander and green chillis along with coconut,ginger and garlic to a paste adding little water.

4.Heat 2 tbsp of ghee (clarified butter) in a vessel

5.Add the whole spices and fry for a few seconds.

6.Add the  coriander paste and fry for 2 mins

7.Add the chopped tomatoes.Fry until rawness goes

8.Now add the drained rice and mix well and fry for 2 minutes.Add salt

9.Add 3 glasses of water and cook covered till done.

10.Garnish  with chopped coriander and Serve with raitha

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