Thursday, June 14, 2007


This is a recipe from my frend...i haven't heard of this yet..this is my first trail on the combo mint and really came out well...

1/4 bunch of mint
5 green chillies
1 1/2 inch ginger
3 flakes of garlic
1 tomato minced
1 onion finely chopped
5 eggs(or ur choice)
1 bay leaf
1 inch cinnamon stick
3 cloves
chilli powder
homemade garam masala
cooked basmathi rice or normal rice

cook the rice with 2 to3 drops of oil and 1/3 sp salt.spread it n a plate n let it cool.
heat oil in a wide pan .add chopped onions .fry till brown .
add tomatoes n fry till oil comes out .

Meanwhile take mint,chillies,ginger garlic ,cinnamon,clove ,bay leaf and grind them to a fine paste.add this paste to the cooked tomatoes.saute it for 3 or 4 minutes.
add salt,chilli powder,garam masala...again check for salt n spice...

now take 1 egg n boil(save it for also goes well with rice)
heat oil in a seperate pan and beat 4 eggs into it.scramble them n fry till they r cooked.

now to the mint curry add rice,scrambled egg ,cilantro
mix well.let it cook on very low flame like 2 or 3 for 5 to 8 minutes.
garnish with boiled egg


priar's, said...

Hi shanti,
i was thinking abt u...
what shanti didnt enter my blog for long time....
Ur pundina fried rice looks yum!!!
I thought of giving my comment in tamil but i dont know whats ur mother tongue.
Anyway it makes me hungry...

Asha said...

Pudina fried rice looks fabulous.I love addition of eggs there too.Thanks Shanthi:)

Seena said...

Love eggs with rice varieties..Very delcious day saw some more rice varieties in some blogs..all these made me really hungry..

USHA said...

Mint Egg fried rice looks wonderful ....Its something interesting of adding eggs alonng with pudina...Thanks.

archana said...

Nice recipe,Shanti :)mint has given it a nice colour.Thanks for sharing :)

Sharmi said...

that rice really looks good. I recently made mint powder like the dal powder we make for rice. came out well. will post it soon.

Bharathy said...

Nice to see you back,Shanti,Belated wishes to you..
The mint and egg combo is lovely..

Jyothi said...

Hi Shanti! rice looks lovely. I didn't heard fried rice with mint. But such a wonderful combo dear. Thanks for sharing such a lovely rice dish. Will try soon.

Apple said...

Hi Shanti,

This is Keerhi from TIA....Mint fried rice looks yummy...thanks for sharing...

Rekha said...

Looks yummy! I will also try with eggs this time :)

Thanks for sharing,