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Coriander Rice By Preetha

Jan 09, 2014







Treat yourself to a refreshing meal this festive season with Coriander Rice. THe essence of the recipe is freshly chopped coriander and more importantly the coriander stems. Like a lot of South Indian dishes, Coriander Rice too can be made in no time and tastes heavenly.


    1 Cup Cooked Rice
    1 Small Bunch Coriander Leaves, Finely Chopped
    Coriander Stems, Finely Chopped
    1½ Tbsp Oil
    1 Tsp Mustard Seeds
    1 Tsp Urad Dal (Black Gram Skinned)
    Few Curry Leaves
    1 Tsp Chana Dal (Bengal Gram Spilt and Skinned)
    Salt to taste
    2 Fresh Chillies (Green and Red), Finely Chopped


Heat oil in the pan
TIP: One can also use ghee instead of oil for a better flavour
Add mustard seeds
TIP: One can also add garlic as per their palette
Add urad dal
Add Chana dal
Add chillies
Add curry leaves
Add corainder stems
Mix well and cook for few seconds
Add chopped coriander leaves
Add rice
Mix well
Add salt
Cook for a couple of minutes
Ready to serve
TIP: You can process coriander the way you like, either by grinding it with the chillies or finely chopping it.
TIP:If finely chopping the coriander, use immediately to avoid darkening of the leaves. Else, place in water till used.


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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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