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pudina rice



Pudina Rice, also known as Mint Rice, is a flavorful Indian dish made with mint leaves and basmati rice. It is a very popular dish in South India, especially in the regions of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The dish is refreshing and light to eat and is perfect for a quick lunch. The dish gets its flavors from the use of fresh mint leaves, various spices, and basmati rice which gives it a fragrant aroma.

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basmati rice

2 cups

fresh mint leaves

1 bunch

chopped onions

1 cup

green peas

1/2 cup

green chillies



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2:

In a blender, grind the mint leaves and green chillies into a fine paste.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter.

Step 4:

Add the chopped onions and saute until they turn golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Step 6:

Add the mint paste, turmeric powder, and salt and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the rice and green peas, and saute for a couple of minutes.

Step 8:

Add 4 cups of water and cook on a medium flame until the rice is cooked.

Step 9:

Serve the pudina rice hot with raita or papad.

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