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coriander rice recipe | cilantro rice | coriander pulao recipe

easy coriander rice recipe | cilantro rice | coriander pulao recipe
Course rice
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • ½ onion cubed
  • 8 cloves / lavang
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 green chilli
  • handful coriander

other ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 13 whole cashew / kaju
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tomato finely chopped
  • 5 beans chopped
  • ¼ carrot chopped
  • ¼ capsicum chopped
  • 2 tbsp peas / matar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cup cooked rice

Instructions

  • firstly, in a small blender take ½ onion, 8 cloves, ½ tsp pepper, 1 inch cinnamon, 2 green chilli and handful coriander leaves.
  • blend to smooth paste adding 2 tbsp of water or as required. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai, heat 1 tbsp ghee and roast 1 bay leaf and 13 whole cashew.
  • also saute ½ sliced onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste till the raw smell disappears.
  • now add ½ tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • additionally, add 5 beans, ¼ carrot, ¼ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas and saute for a minute.
  • add in prepared masala paste along with 1 tsp of salt. mix well.
  • cover and cook for 5 minutes, or till vegetables get cooked completely.
  • now add in 3 cups of cooked rice and mix gently.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes to absorb all masala.
  • finally, serve coriander rice / coriander pulav with raita of your choice.