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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Pudina Rice with Soya Granules




















Cooking Time Required: 10-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 12-15 rupees

Ingredients: Rice (1 cup), Nutrela soya granules ( 1/3 cup ), onion ( 1/2 , small ), green
chilli ( 1 no ), cut mint leaves ( 2 tbs ), cut coriander leaves ( 1 tbs ), cumin seeds ( 1/6 tsp), fennel seeds ( 1/6 tsp), mustard seeds ( a pinch ), salt, oil ( 1 tsp ).

Preparation: Grind the onion along with the green chilli, coriander leaves and mint
leaves and keep aside for 15-20 mins( this will neutralize the raw onion smell).

Cooking: Cook the rice with salt and 2 cups water in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle. One can also cook rice in a open vessel if one is not pressed for time.

Keep aside and allow to cool down completely.

At the same time boil the soya granules with a little bit of salt for 5 mins. Drain and allow to cool down. Squeeze out any remaining water.

Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add the cumin, fennel & mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.

Add the boiled soya and fry for 2-3 mins.

Add the paste and stir for 30-40 secs. Add the cooked rice. Sprinkle salt and stir for 3-4 mins. Add a few mint leaves and remove from fire.

Serve with curd and fried chicken/stir fried veggies.

Note: The low spice content & presence of mint ( pudina) makes it an ideal lunch-box
option during the hot indian summers.

15 comments:

  1. This is an easy and simple lunch box meal.. super healthy !

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  2. Very easy to prepare and tasty looking combination.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Yumm, would love to have this rice for my dinner, love soya in anything..

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  4. pudina rice looks so delicious...nice recipe..:)

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  5. what a splendid mix of flavors! yummy!

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  6. love the mint rice..adding soya is great way to make it more healthy

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  7. This is a great recipe...perfect for lunch box and soya makes it so much healthy.

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  8. Wow recently I bought soya granules. Loved this rice a lot. Will try this soon.

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  9. delicious combination lovely lunch

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  10. What a flavourful rice ..YUM YUM , great lunch, great for tiffin box too

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  11. Wow! I love the minty green flavor of the rice, really ideal for a hot summer meal!

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  12. Very Very Yummy recipe and healthy too!

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