Mint rice( pudina anna/ pudina sadam)

Main Dish
3 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 3
Rice- 3 cups

mint leaves - 3 cups

green chillies - 4 nos

onion - 1nos

chilly powder - 1/2 teaspoon

ginger-garlic paste - 1 tablespoon

veg stock cube - 1 nos

lime juice - 1/2 teaspoon

cloves - 4 nos

Cinnamon - 1 small stick

bay leaves - 2 nos

salt for taste

ghee - 4 tablespoons


  • Grind mint leaves and green chillies into coarse paste (avoid adding water). Cook rice and keep aside.
  • In a stew pot, add ghee, when hot stir fry bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, till the aroma is released.
  • Now add finely chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add chilly powder and give a good stir.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a min. Add lime juice, veg stock cube. Finally add the mint and chilly paste (adding at the end would retain the aroma).
  • Add salt if needed (salt should be slightly more, as the rice is also mixed with the same paste). Mix well with rice.
  • Serve hot with papadoms.


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