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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
How to Cook Special Rice
you are not a big fan of greens but want to cook a healthy meal for a party and impress your guest or yourself, try this easy to cook, colorful, tasty, healthy rice dish

Instruction

Things You'll need:

2 cups basmati(long grain rice) or plain rice
1/2 bunch cilantro / coriander
1/2 bunch mint leaves or 1 1/2 teaspoon concentrated mint sauce
1/2 onion ( medium size )
2 small or 1 big green chilly
salt to taste
olive oil or cooking oil
1 bay leaf
1 cinnamon stick
1 spoon cumin seeds
2 cloves
1 garlic clove

Step 1:
clean and finely chop cilantro/coriander, chilly and mint. if you have a hand blender, much better you can throw all the above three and make a fine paste and put it aside.

Step 2:
take 2tbsp oil in a skittle/pan big enough to cook 2 cups of rice and fry onion until tender. now add cloves, garlic cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon and fry for another one minute.

Step 3:
transfer the mint,chilly and cilantro mixture in to the skittle and cook for few minutes or until you see the oil floating on the top (good sign to make sure the mixture is cooked).

Step 4:
add cinnamon stick, bay leaf, garlic clove, cloves and fry for another 1 minute. now add rice, salt and 3 1/2 cups water and cook covered till tender or till all the water is evaporated. stirr rice twice while cooking

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