Mint cumin rice recipe, Pudina jeera sadam, Jeera pudhina chawal
Mint cumin rice, Pudina jeera sadam, Jeera pudhina chawal – A simple and tasty Indian flavored rice made with mint leaves, cumin seeds and simple seasonings.
When I heard mint cumin rice, I thought it would be very similar to jeera pulao. When I tried it, I was so wrong. It does not taste like pulao or biryani. It tasted so much like a variety rice.
Mint cumin rice is very easy and simple to make. It has a lot of flavor in it. Try it out and you’ll like it.
Other rice varieties similar to mint cumin rice that you might be interested are:
Basil rice/thulasi sadam
Capsicum rice/Bell pepper rice/ Koda milagai sadham
Kovakkai rice/Tindora rice
Recipe reference. Chef Padma
How to make mint cumin rice, pudina jeera sadam, jeera pudhina chawal:
1. Fry the rice in a teaspoon of ghee for a minute. Then add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for two whistles.Set aside to cool down.?Heat five teaspoons of ghee, and add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Then add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Now add roasted gram, sliced almonds, ginger and green chillies.
2. Once the roasted gram and almonds turn light brown, add the onions.
3. When the onions turn golden brown, add the chopped mint leaves and salt.Saute until mint leaves shrink in size.
4.Add the cooked rice and stir gently so that the rice gets combined with the mint leaves mixture. Lastly, just check for salt.
Now, mint cumin rice is ready! Serve with boondi raita.