December 04, 2012

Cilantro Rice

Ghee - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / kaduku - 1 tsp
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1 tblspn
Urad dal / Ulundu - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon - 1 small piece
Cardamom / Yelakai - 3 crushed
Peanuts - 3 tblspn
Rice - 5 cups Cooked

For Green Masala:
Coriander leaves / Cilantro - 4 cup packed
Onion - 1 small chopped
Ginger - 1 small piece
Salt to taste


Grind the given ingrediants to a fine paste.

Heat ghee in  a kadai. Add mustard seeds and allow them to pop.

Add in channa dal, urad dal, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and mix well.

Add in peanuts and give a stir let the fry till everything is golden and browned evenly.

Now add in the ground masala and cook it for 5 mins till the masala is cooked and ghee separates from that.

Add cooked rice to it and mix well.

Serve hot with raita or poriyal.

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