Coriander Rice

Category: Exotic Rice Preparations
Description: A nice flavored rice with coriander leaves.
Preparation Time: 25 mins


Raw rice – 1 cup
Fresh coriander leaves – 1 cup(finely cut)
Tomato puree – ½ cup
Fried gram – 3 tablespoons
Dessicated coconut – 4 tablespoons
Cashewnuts – 15
Ghee – 4 tablespoon
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Salt – to taste


Coriander seeds – 1 tablespoons
Poppy seeds(khus-khus) – 1 tablespoon
Black pepper corns – 15
Cumin seeds –¼ tablespoon
Fennel seeds(sonf) – ½ tablespoon
Red chillis – 4
Heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry the above ingredients for 3-4 mins add the desiccated coconut and fried gram and powder finely.


1.Add one and a half cup of tomato water and half a cup of tomato puree to the rice and cook taking care that the cooked grains should be separate.
2.Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee and fry the cashewnuts and keep aside.
3.In the same oil add 1 teaspoon of mustard and when it splutters add the cooked rice,turmeric powder,salt,the ground powder,ghee, cut coriander leaves and mix thoroughly.
3. Leave it on a slow flame for some time stirring off and on.
4.Remove from the fire and garnish with fried cashewnuts.