Green Rice


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In this exciting Green Rice, peppy greens like coriander and mint work together with traditional flavour enhancers like ginger, green chillies and garlic to add more excitement to the meal!

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Rice cooked in coconut milk has a rich yet soothing taste, which is an unmistakable characteristic of Thai cooking. In this exciting Green Rice, peppy greens like coriander and mint work together with traditional flavour enhancers like ginger, green chillies and garlic to add more excitement to the meal! Relish every mouthful of this Thai delicacy slowly to soak in the flavours of the spices, green paste and coconut milk.

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Green Rice recipe - How to make Green Rice

Soaking time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

To Be Blended Into A Smooth Green Paste ( Without Using Any Water)
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) stalks
2 tbsp chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
2 garlic (lehsun) cloves
1/4 cup coconut milk

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups basmati rice , soaked for 30 minutes and drained
1 tbsp oil
3 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 cinnamon (dalchini) stick
1 bay leaf (tejpatta)
4 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju) , broken into pieces
1/2 cup sliced onions
1 1/4 cups coconut milk
1/4 cup green peas
salt to taste
Method
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cloves, cinnamon, bayleaf, peppercorns and cashewnuts and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the prepared green paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the coconut milk, green peas and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the rice and 1¼ cups of water, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.

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Green Rice
5
 on 15 May 17 02:52 AM


It was delicious! I didn''t use mint or ginger and it was still delicious. The recipe works really well for instant pots too!
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Tarla Dalal    Great to hear that Shibani and delighted to know you tried a variation. Do keep trying more and more recipes and share your feedback.Happy Cooking!!!
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15 May 17 09:20 AM
Green Rice
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 on 10 Dec 16 10:05 PM


Green Rice
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 on 26 Apr 16 07:16 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sonal , we are delighted you loved the Green Rice recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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26 Apr 16 09:38 AM
Green Rice
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 on 31 Jan 16 11:41 PM


Love this recipe.
Green Rice
5
 on 26 Aug 15 10:13 AM


Love this recipe.
Green Rice
5
 on 10 Jan 15 04:01 PM


The flavour of coconut milk just brings out the thai flavour in it..The herbs like cilantro and mint also make it very green and delicious at the first look on your website..Thats why i had to try it out and it was veryy very delicious..