Coriander Rice Recipe

How To Make Coriander Rice Recipe

Coriander Rice is also called cilantro rice; it is a famous Indian recipe. Telugu people used to call it as kothimeera rice; it is a colorful rice dish with many vegetables in it. As coriander paste is added into the rice which gives bright green color to the rice.
        Coriander rice recipe with step by step process is explained here. Coriander leaves are also called as Chinese parsley which is well known for its healing and medicinal properties. Here is a very simple and easy recipe with fresh coriander leaves and you do not need many ingredients to prepare this delicious dish. 

Ingredients Required:

Cooked rice- 2 cups
Coriander leaves – 2 cups
Tomato – 1 cup (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Mustard seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Urad dal – 1 tablespoon
Peanuts – 1 tablespoon
Peanut Green Lentil – 1 tablespoon
Hing – 1 pinch
Cardamom – 4
Few cashew nuts
Oil – 2 tablespoons
Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Green chilies – 6

Preparation method:

Take a blender and add coriander leaves, green chilies.
Grind it to a smooth paste and keep it aside.
Now switch on the switch on the stove and heat a pan.
Then add 2 tablespoons of oil into the pan and heat it.
Now add ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds, a tablespoon of urad dal, a tablespoon of peanut green lentil and a tablespoon of peanuts.
Fry them evenly.
Then add cashew nuts and cardamom into the tempering and fry them.
Now add chopped onion and tomato pieces into the mixture and mix it well and fry them.
Cover and cook the mixture for 2 minutes.
Then remove the lid and stir the mixture once.
Now add a tablespoon of Ginger- garlic paste and a pinch of Hing to the mixture.
Mix all the ingredients well.
Now add coriander paste into the mixture and mix it well.
Cover and cook the coriander mixture for a minute.
Then add salt as per taste and mix it well.
Finally, add cooked rice into the coriander mixture and mix it well.
Allow it cook for a minute on low flame and then switch off the stove.
Then transfer the coriander rice to a serving plate and garnish with cashew nuts.

Tasty and delicious Coriander Rice is ready to serve 

Serving suggestion:

Serve Coriander Rice with raita or with any curry as per your wish.
Also, serve with lemon slices and raw onion rings.

Nutrition facts:

Serving size: 1 plate

Total fat – 4g
Sodium – 170mg
Total carbs – 41g
Dietary fiber – 1g
Sugars – 1g
Protein – 5g

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