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How to prepare Puthina (Mint) rice

Puthina rice is prepared with puthina or mint leaves and it is very tasty and rich mint aroma. Mint leaves is a medical herb which helps to maintain our digestive system. Having puthina regularly is prevention for many diseases like headache, Asthma and Cancer. It is rich in minerals and vitamins. Let’s prepare the tasty and healthy Puthina rice or Mint rice.

Basic information :
Preparation time : 10 Mins
Cooking time : 20 Mins
Serve for : 3 Persons
Ingredients : 

Jeera rice : 1 Cup
Salt : As per taste
Cumin seeds : 1/4 Tsp
Onion : 1 No
Curry leaves : Few
Lime juice : 1 Tsp
Ghee or oil : 3 Tsp
For grind
Mint leaves : 1 Cup
Green chilly : 5 Nos
Ginger : Small piece
Garlic : 5 Nos

Method :

Grind the grinding ingredients as a paste.

Wash the rice and keep it aside. Heat ghee or oil in a presser cooker, add cumin seeds. After the seeds flutters, add chopped onion, curry leaves and fry well.

Add ground paste and fry. Add cashews and fry. It is a optional.

Add washed rice and stir. Add water in 1:2 ratio and add lemon juice. Close the lid of cooker and keep in low flame for 20 minutes.

Then wait for 5 minutes, then open the lid and transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with raitha.

Everyone try this flavorful recipe and please post your valuable comments…..


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