INSTANT POT Mint Rice |Pudina Rice

INSTANT POT MINT RICE

Also see my other Instant Pot Recipes How to make Quinoa,Spinach dal.

INSTANT POT Mint Rice video is below

INSTANT POT Mint Rice
Serves 3
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Ingredients
  1. measuring cup used ,1 cup = 180ml
  2. 2 cups,basmati rice(long grain rice) or any rice
  3. 1 large onion, cut lengthwise
  4. 1 cup, green beans
  5. 1 cup,green peas( i used frozen)
  6. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  7. 1 teaspoon garam masala (optional)
  8. 4 cups water
  9. 3-4,cloves
  10. 1/2 inch,cinnamon
  11. 1 tablespoon , ghee or butter or oil, add more according to taste
  12. 1 teaspoon salt, adjust to taste
To Grind
  1. 1 cup,mint leaves/Pudina,chopped
  2. 1 cup,cilantro/coriander leaves
  3. 4 split,green chillies
  4. 2 garlic cloves
  5. 1/2 inch,ginger
Instant Pot Method
  1. Rinse the rice,keep aside.
  2. Grind together green chilies,garlic pod,ginger,coriander leaves/cilantro,mint/pudina to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  3. Press saute mode on Instant Pot.
  4. Add oil/ghee and once it's hot add cumin seeds. Let them crackle.
  5. Then add whole spices(cinnamon and cloves),onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  6. Add beans ,saute for 2 minutes and add blend mint-coriander mixture ,peas and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Finally add salt,garam masala,rinsed rice,water and stir well.
  8. Close the lid on the pot, and turn valve from VENTING to SEALING position.
  9. Cancel Saute mode and Change the setting to “Rice" mode. This will set the timer to 12 minutes. Once the pot beeps, let it release the pressure naturally(NPR) for 10 minutes (Wait until silver button on lid drops).
  10. Remove lid away from you and mix well.
  11. Mint Rice is ready and serve hot with yogurt or raita.
Indian Pressure Cooker Method
  1. Rinse the rice,keep aside.
  2. Grind together green chilies,garlic pod,ginger,coriander leaves/cilantro,mint/pudina to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil/ghee in a pressure cooker on medium heat and once it's hot add cumin seeds. Let them crackle.
  4. Then add whole spices(cinnamon and cloves),onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  5. Add beans ,saute for 2 minutes and add blend mint-coriander mixture ,peas and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Finally add salt,rinsed rice,water and stir well.
  7. Close the lid of the cooker ,Pressure cook it for 2 whistles on medium heat
  8. When it is cooled,mix well.
  9. Mint Rice is ready and serve hot with yogurt or raita.
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