Saturday, 1 June 2013

Mint Rice + Chilli Raita !

U won't believe...this was my 1st movie of 2013. Yes, its "Yeh jawani yeh deewani" ...i went on the same day it released(yesterday)...i soo wanted to see baby also enjoyed the movie as i did...sigh..wat a relief!! I can now go often :)

Nways, today i am talking about raita (i made before going for the movie...for our dinner)... Chilli Raita.. i wanted to try it.. but not with the regular rice/biryani, so made Mint Rice... do try..its a nice combination  ....fresh and spicy...... definitely on my list for next time :)

Mint Rice
Rice (soaked for an hour)
Mint paste- 3 to 4 tbsp(can vary wid ur taste)
Garlic- 7-8 chopped finely
Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
Black Pepper-Freshly crushed
Salt as per taste
Onion -2 thinly sliced

In a pan put oil add garlic, saute for few seconds then add mint paste..
Add drained rice and fold it with mint and garlic.
Add black pepper, salt, garam masala...n mix well without breaking rice.
Add water in the ratio 2:1. 1 cup rice:2 cup water (add hot water in case u need little more in between)
Cover it n let it cook..till rice is done.

Put little oil in a seperate pan ...add onions and saute till brown.
Keep it aside.

Arrange cooked mint rice in a serving bowl. Sprinkle onions on top.  Enjoy !!

Green Chilli Raita
Cucumber-1/2 finely chopped
Green chillies-6-7 finely chopped
Red Chilli Pwd-very little
Salt as taste
Cumin-Freshly grounded(for that lovely aroma)

Mix all n serve chilled with Mint Rice. :)

Hey.. go and watch the movie if u didn't watched it yet... n do try this recipe..tell me about more flavours in raita...would love to know
Till next time...
Hv cr :)

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