I learnt this dish when i did cooking course in SCS Kothari Academy, kilpauk.This one of my favourite rice variety,Very healthy too.Mint relieve indigestion. The phytonutrient in mint oil has been shown to stop the growth of pancreatic, mammary, and liver tumors. It has also been shown to protect against cancer formation in the colon, skin, and lungs.Mint stops the growth of many bacteria. Not ony this ...... it is also an excellent source of manganese, vitamin C and vitamin A .


Rice-1 cup
Mint-2 bunch
Green chilli-5 0r 6
Garlic-5 or 6
Bay leaf
Saunf and jeera-(for seasoning)
Curds- 3 or 4 tsp


1)Grind Mint and green chilli.
2)Wash rice and cook.
3)Grind ginger and garlic. Slice onion.
4)Add oil in a pan and add jeera , saunf,bay leaf, Cinnamon,clove.
5)Add onion and saute till light brown.
6)Add ground ginger- garlic paste and curds and cook till oil oozes out.
7)Add this to rice , add mint paste, salt ,water and pressure cook.

Serve with raitha

NOTE:Coriander can be used instead of mint or both can be used.


  1. Mint rice is my favorite too. Naanum idhu madhireye dhaan seiven.

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  2. Hmm... This is one of my favorite... The way you have presented is too fine.... Keep poting more of these yummy kinds...

  3. thanks madhuram and anu .thanks for ur encouragment



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