Pudina Rice Recipe VIDEO | 15 Minute Peas & Mint Rice

Pudina rice | mint pulao | pudina pulao | mint rice recipe with step by step instructions and VIDEO recipe. Flavor packed, easy main recipe, also good for kids tiffin.

Pudina rice | mint pulao | pudina pulao | mint rice recipe with step by step instructions and VIDEO recipe. Flavor packed, easy main recipe, also good for kids tiffin.

Pudina rice or mint rice is a refreshing, flavor packed, healthy pulao or rice recipe predominantly made in South India. It’s an easy rice preparation traditionally made with mint coriander chutney, coconut and whole spices. In my version I have not added any coconut and have made it in a stir fry style. If you have cooked rice, this recipe can be made within 15 minutes.
I have also added some peas for added protein.

To up the protein content, I have added some peas to this recipe. You can also make a soya pudina rice recipe by simply adding soya chunks while preparing the rice. Simply add mixed vegetables and make a vegetable pudina rice. This pudina rice can be made within 20 minutes from start to end if made in a pressure cooker. Will update this recipe soon. I make the soya pudina rice quite often and it’s a pleasant change from the regular pulao and a good way to eat soya.

I usually serve plain curd, mix veg raita, bundi raita as a side dish for pudina rice. A nice tomato based curry like chicken curry, egg curry will also go nicely and will be a great side dish for pudina rice.

With this recipe, I also bring three other unique 10 minute fried rice recipes, Candy Orange Fried Rice, Cranberry Saffron Rice, Mexican Fried Rice.¬†Here’s the video for the Fried Rice 4 Ways.

Pudina rice | mint pulao | pudina pulao | mint rice recipe with step by step instructions and VIDEO recipe. Flavor packed, easy main recipe, also good for kids tiffin.
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Pudina Rice Recipe

Pudina rice | mint pulao | pudina pulao | mint rice recipe with step by step instructions and VIDEO recipe. Flavor packed, easy main recipe, also good for kids tiffin.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 people
Author Nandita

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 1/2 cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp Mint Coriander Chutney
  • 1/2 cup Peas steamed or boiled
  • 1 cup Boiled Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Biryani masala or garam masala - 1/4 tsp

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a medium sized pan.
  2. Once it's hot, add bay leaf, cumin, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Stir for half a minute.
  3. Add onion and stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  4. Now add crushed garlic and mint coriander chutney. Mix well.

 

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