Monday, March 7, 2011

Mint rice with chickpeas

Mint/Pudhina which is highly fragrant is high in iron and fibre. Recently, I made Pudhina rice with chickpeas which is again a good source of protein. I added some coriander leaves too!
Ingredients:
Mint  - 1 cup (washed)
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup (optional)
Chickpeas - 1/2 cup (soaked in water overnight and boiled)
Green chilli - 2 or 3 
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Butter - 1 cube
Cooked rice -  1 cup
Salt to taste
Method:
Grind  Mint, Coriander leaves & Green Chilli and keep the green paste aside.
Heat butter in pan and fry jeera, hing and the green paste.


Cook till the raw smell goes off.
Now add the cooked chickpeas, garam masala and salt to taste.


Stir it till the chickpeas gets mixed to the masala & green paste.


Add the white rice into the pan and mix it till the rice is all coated evenly into green!!
Mint rice with chickpea is ready to be served. It goes well with raita.








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20 comments:

  1. Sounds so aromatic...Love the natural colors in food

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Mint rice with chickpeas looks awesome.

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  3. Aromatic and delicious rice,love minty flavor..yum.

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  4. lovely awesome and delicious combo dish.

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  5. Flavourful mint rice.delicious too.

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  6. Very aromatic and delicious rice, love mint and chickpeas in rice..

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  7. Mint flavours must have done wonders in this rice...Looks delicious....happy to follow you..

    FunWidFud

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  8. Love the minty flavoured rice must be v nice :)

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  9. I am sure the rice tasted awesome .

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  10. looks delicious. will try for sure.

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  11. Great idea of adding chickpeas in the mint pulao..must have tasted wonderful!


    US Masala

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  12. very colorful rice..perfect for packing..

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  13. very flavouful and yummy puloa.love the addition of chickpeas

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  14. Wow! loved your presentation and minty flavour. Looks very yummy.

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  15. flavourful combination for rice delicious

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  16. delicious recipe..feel to have it now..
    Tasty appetite

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  17. The rice looks delicious.Love the aroma of mint

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