Coriander Rice Recipe: How to Make Coriander Rice Recipe

2018-01-11
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  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 35m

Coriander Rice Recipe

Coriander Rice Recipe is a nutritious recipe for vegetarian lovers. The simple procedure makes it a good choice for tiffin box. Easily available ingredients and reasonable preparation time make it a desirable option for cooking. Similar rice recipes include pudina rice, jeera rice, tamarind rice, ghee rice and so on.

To start with, rinse the rice and soak in water for ten to fifteen minutes. Drain out the water after soaking. Chop the onions, ginger, garlic pods, green chillies and coriander leaves. Prepare the coriander paste by grinding chopped coriander leaves, sliced ginger, garlic, green chillies. Make a coarse or fine paste in the mixer jar.

Preparation Methods

Now, heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker, add cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves. Add sliced onions and sauté. Add the freshly ground coriander, ginger, garlic paste and stir well. Include the chopped vegetables along with red chilly powder and cumin powder. Now, add the soaked rice into the cooker. It is better to drain out the soaked water, the rice could end up mushy. Roast the rice for few minutes that it remains grained. Next, add water in the ratio 2:1, which means two cups of water for one cup of rice. Add the required amount of salt to the rice. Close the cooker lid and allow three to four whistles. Wait for the pressure to settle and open the lid. Sprinkle one tablespoon of lemon juice and mix using a fork. Use chopped coriander leaves for garnishing and serve hot with raita or vegetable salad.

Coriander rice or cilantro rice is an easy lunch box recipe. You can choose to add any vegetables of your choice or preference. Enjoy cooking and savoring this easy, one pot recipe.

Coriander rice is the pressure cooker recipe which can be easily done.Cilantro or coriander and the spices have used at home,used to add some veggies potato and green peas can use alternative veggies.

Ingredients

  • Rice - 1 Cup
  • Onion - 2 Nos.
  • Potato - 2 Nos.
  • Green Peas - 1/4 Cup
  • Green Chilly - 3 Nos.
  • Ginger - 1/4 Cup
  • Garlic - 10 Nos.
  • Coriander Leaves - 1/2 Cup
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 Tbsp
  • Salt - 3/4 Tbsp
  • Cloves - 3 Nos.
  • Cinnamon Sticks - 2 Nos.
  • Bay Leaf - 1 No.
  • Lime Juice - 1/2 Tbsp

Method

Step 1

Rinse one cup of rice and soak for ten to fifteen minutes,and drained out the water,

Step 1

Step 2

Wash and chop onions into thin slices and also chop some ginger and peel some garlic pods and also chop some fresh coriander leaves,and green chilies,

Step 2

Step 3

For Coriander Paste: Take a mixer jar add fine chopped coriander leaves,ginger slices,garlic pods and green chilies,

Step 3

Step 4

Grind well the added ingredients into coarsely or fine paste by adding little water if need,

Step 4

Step 5

Heat a pressure cooker add some oil or ghee and add those garam masala ingredients such as cloves,cinnamon and one bay leaf,

Step 5

Step 6

Then add the lengthy sliced onions into them and stir well for few minutes till it comes to golden brown color,

Step 6

Step 7

Then add the freshly grounded coriander,ginger and garlic paste into them and stir for a while,

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Step 8

Then add those chopped veggies and add little red chilly powder and some cumin powder,

Step 8

Step 9

Then add rinsed,soaked and drained rice with them,it is better to drained out the water completely,

Step 9

Step 10

Roast the added rice for few minutes till the rice gets well roasted which helps the rice remains grained even pressure cook,

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Step 11

Add enough water as 2:1 ratio that is two cups of water for one cup of rice and also add enough salt for them,

Step 11

Step 12

Close the pressure cooker lid and brings to boil for three whistles and open the lid when the pressure releases itself,

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Step 13

Sprinkle one tbsp of lemon juice over them and mix carefully using a fork till the added juice mixes well together,

Step 13

Step 14

Finally garnish some coriander leaves with them and serve hot with tasty raita or with any veg salad.

Step 14

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