Mint Peas Rice | Pudina Pattani Sadam

 Mint Peas Rice | Pudina Pattani Sadam

Mint and peas rice or Pudina Pattani Sadam

Mint and peas rice is an yummy and easy to make south Indian rice variety.It is an ideal lunch box recipe.
As we all know that mint is an aromatic herb and widely used in Indian cuisine,it has numerous health benefits such as the following:
👉Rich in antioxidants.
👉It's anti inflammatory -it contains Rosmarinic acid which prevents inflammation and also cure allergy symptoms,asthma.
👉Mint has menthol which cures sore throat and infection .
👉It's a soothing herb which treats stomach upset and flatulance.
👉Relieves menstrual cramps and pain .
👉Boosts immunity .
👉Prevents bad breath .
👉Prevents cancer. 
👉Cures stress and depression.
The preparation of mint peas rice or pudina pattani sadam is quite simple ,firstly the ingredients given for the masala are sautéed in oil for a minute and then ground to fine paste. The basmati rice is cooked separately and allowed to cool so that the grains are separated.Then in a kadai ghee n oil are heated and the mint paste is added and sautéed for few minutes then cooked rice and other ingredients are added and covered and cooked for 10 mins.Finally lemon juice is added and served hot.

Check out how to make this healthy and tasty mint and peas rice below.


Basmati rice-1 cup
Peas -1/2 cup
Lemon juice -2 tsp
Salt-to taste

Grind Together

Pudina leaves-1 cup
Coriander leaves -1/2 cup
Small onions -12 nos
Green chillies -6 nos
Grated coconut -2 tbsps
Ginger -1 inch piece
Garlic -4 cloves
Cinnamon,cloves a few


👉Fry the ingredients given for grinding in little oil for few mins and grind to a fine paste adding little water and set aside.
👉Cook the basmati rice separately in pressure cooker with 1 1/2 cups of water and half salt and set aside to cool.
👉Now heat ghee+ oil in a kadai add the mint/pudina paste and cook for few minutes next add peas and cooked rice and mix well.check for salt.
👉Close the kadai and allow the rice to DUM for 10 mins.
👉Atlast add the lemon juice and mix everything.
👉Serve hot with chips and onion raitha.

Serves -4
Preparation time -20 mins.

✍️I have added frozen peas it doesn't need to be cooked separately.if you don't want peas you can avoid it.
✍️Lemon juice is also optional (it tastes better with the juice)

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