Thursday, May 17, 2012

Coriander/Cilantro Rice


Rice - 3.5 cups
Chopped Cilantro - 1. 5 cups
Potatoes - 1 big, cut into cubes
Cloves, Cinnamon stick - 5, 1
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Butter -1 tbsp
Onions - 1/2 of a medium sized one, cut into thin slices
Green Chilles - as needed
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt - as needed
Tomato - 1 (optional)
Amchur powder - 1/8 tsp

  • Wash rice, keep aside.
  • In a vessel, add oil and heat it. To it add Onions, green chillies. Fry them.
  • Now add potatoes and fry them. Add cut tomato and cilantro (if not cut tomato use amchur powder). Let the contents be boiled in oil for a while.
  • Once the contents are boiled enough, add cloves, cinnamon stick, coriander powder and washed rice. Fry for 2 minutes. Now add 7 cups water, salt and cilantro/coriander leaves (1/4 cup) and close the lid.
  • Once the rice is half boiled, add butter and let the contents be cooked.
  • Cilantro rice is ready...
Serving options
Goes well with cauliflower gravy or potato salad or sambar.

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