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12/17/2010

Coriander Rice / Kothimira Annam / Cilantro Rice

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Ingredients:-

Rice - 2  cups
Coriander Leaves-1 bunch
Bay Leaves-4 nos
Cardamoms-4 nos
Cinnamon Sticks-4 nos
Cloves- 4 nos
Peanuts -3/4 cup (u can add more or less)
Green Chillies- 5 nos
Salt to taste
Oil- 4 to 5 tbsp
Water-4 cups


Method:-

First wash and finely chopped the coriander leaves. Keep it aside.Cut the green chillies.
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Heat oil in a pressure cooker.Add  bay leaves,cloves,cinnamon,cardamom,green chillies fry for a few seconds.
 Now wash the rice add to the cooker and fry for 5 minutes.
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Now add the water and salt to it mix well.Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

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 Now another pan add oil  fry the peanuts till it golden color.Keep it aside.
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Now in the same pan add the chopped coriander leaves stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes( till the water is evaporated). Keep it aside.
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When rice done remove the lid Take out the green chillies  and all the spices.
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Now add the roasted and fried coriander leaves to the rice mix everything well.
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 Cover the lid for 15 to 20 minutes cook it in simmer.(Do not put whistle).
After 20 minutes open the lid mix everything well .Switch of the flame.
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Serve hot with raita or any gravy.
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20 comments:

kothiyavunu.com

The rice looks so welcoming and loaded with the flavors of coriander..too good to resist!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

Hey, wow, that looks wonderful, I love the texture and color of the rice :)

swapna

Rice is full of flavors with coriander leaves...love it!!

Priya

Such a beautiful and yummy rice, lovely..

Nisha

What a simple and yummy preparation

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

those look simply droolworthy,so delicious darling...

Uma

aromatic rice dish. looks so tempting Divya!

Chitra

Rice looks separate. i always make a mistake by adding more water. LOve this rice.. will try :)

Swathi

The rice is loaded with tons of flavor.

Kitchen Boffin

this rice looks so tempting.. thanks for the step by step process..

♥LOVE2COOK♥

The rice looks super delicious and aromatic dear! Oooo yumm ;)

Mano Saminathan

Looks delicious and tempting!

Jay

lovely...it looks absolutely tasty..
Tasty appetite

Fathima

I could see each grain separated out! Looks yum!

Several tips

A good rice recipe.

Hari Chandana

Kothimeera annam looks so nice and tempting.. awesome job !!

Hasna

lovely ,aromatic rice....luvd ur step by step pictures...

http://hasnasdelights.blogspot.com/

following ur blog...

Jaisy James

rice looks delicious

aipi

Delicious n full of flavors..love it!

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SandhyaPrasad

i wud make a paste of coriander/mint/garlic ginger and fry till oil comes out and add water and cook rice in it,but urs is healther as coriander wud not lose its value by overcooking though :)

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