Mint Rice or Pudina Rice is a one-pot meal. Spicy, flavorful with the goodness of Mint leaves.
I was alone at home, it was pouring outside.Days are like that when you feel lazy to cook for yourself. I wanted something spicy too as I was down with cold flu. Thankfully there was a bunch of fresh mint leaves lying in the fridge. The moment that green leaves caught my attention, a swift idea of making Mint Rice peep into my mind.The result you can see the picture that I relished with a happy heart.
Benefits Of Mint
Mint is scientifically known as Mentha and has hundreds of varieties. It has been used for hundreds of years for its remarkable medicinal properties.
Mint is a palate cleanser which promotes digestion.Mint Rice will result in a comfort digestion with no doubt.
It helps in weight loss and improves oral health.So chew few leaves which is natural mouth-freshener.
You can add some vegetables to this recipe and make a minty vegetable pulao.It never goes wrong.This can be perfect for kid’s lunchbox.I have tried many recipes of this. Finally, I am sharing the best one which I learned from Mom.
I will suggest you serve it immediately to enjoy a hot bowl of it. You can serve this with fresh curd or raita of your choice. Curd is always a regular affair in my diet.My meal is just incomplete without it.
Sometimes I add chicken pieces too.Well, you can always try something new. I don’t follow blindly a recipe.I try to understand the science, the method of making any dish. That’s why all those traditional methods of cooking fascinate me a lot.
I too love to collect traditional cookware. My friend gifted me two clay-pots from Kerala which is used to prepare the popular Meen Curry. I am using one of them to set some curd at home. I just love the smell of home-made curd in a clay pot. Have you ever tasted?
You can also cook this Mint-Rice in a clay pot. This will enhance the taste and flavor a level up.