Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Coriander rice/kothmeera rice/Dhaniya rice


Coriander leaves (chopped) 1cup
Green chilies 6-7
Basmathi rice/Long grain rice 1 1/2 cup
Ginger-garlic paste 2tsp
Shahjeera 1tsp
Onions 2(medium)
Bay leaves 2
Cashews 7-8
Ghee/Butter/Oil 4-5 tbsp
Star anise 1/2
Cloves 2
Cardamom 2
Cinnamon 1"
Lemon juice 2 tsp
Turmeric powder pinch


Wash the coriander leaves and green chilies.

Paste the leaves and chilies using some water and salt.
Heat ghee in a kadai.
Add all the spices. Saute for few minutes.
Later add sliced onions, ginger-garlic paste and turmeric powder.
When onions get transparent add the coriander and green chili paste.
Cook this, till the paste leaves raw smell.
Now wash the rice and keep aside.
Mix the paste, salt and lime juice in rice and cook for 20 minutes in pressure cooker or in electric cooker.
Serve this with raita.................

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