Coriander Rice Recipe

Ingredients

For masal paste:

½ onion, cubed

8 cloves / lavang

½ tsp pepper

1 inch cinnamon

2 green chilli

handful coriander

Other ingredients:

1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter

1 bay leaf / tej patta

13 whole cashew / kaju

½ onion, sliced

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

½ tomato, finely chopped

5 beans, chopped

¼ carrot, chopped

¼ capsicum, chopped

2 tbsp peas / matar

1 tsp salt

3 cup cooked rice

Preparation

1.Firstly, in a small blender take ½ onion, 8 cloves, ½ tsp pepper, 1 inch cinnamon, 2 green chilli and handful coriander leaves.Blend to smooth paste adding 2 tbsp of water or as required. keep aside.

2.In a large kadai, heat 1 tbsp ghee and roast 1 bay leaf and 13 whole cashew.Also saute ½ sliced onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste till the raw smell disappears.Now add ½ tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.Additionally, add 5 beans, ¼ carrot, ¼ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas and saute for a minute.

3.Add in prepared masala paste along with 1 tsp of salt. mix well.Cover and cook for 5 minutes, or till vegetables get cooked completely.Now add in 3 cups of cooked rice and mix gently.Cover and simmer for 5 minutes to absorb all masala.Finally, serve coriander rice / coriander pulav with raita of your choice.