Coriander Rice

Coriander Rice - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Coriander rice is a flavourful rice recipe which you can pack for the lunch box. We often buy a bunch of coriander leaves and sometimes unable to use the whole lot. So here is an easy way to use up the coriander leaves and make a wonderful dish.
4 from 1 vote
Print Pin
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty
Servings 1


  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 11/2 leaves Coriander tightly packed
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3 pods Garlic
  • 1 Onion finely chopped big size
  • 8 cashews
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Refined Oil


  • Cook the basmati rice before hand. Each grains of rice are separate after cooking. So the rice should be 70 to 80% cooked.
  • Now wash the coriander leaves properly. Take them in grinder along with ginger, garlic, green chilli and make a fine paste.
  • Heat a kadai and pour ghee. Roast the cashew nuts and keep them aside.
  • Add oil in that remaining ghee. Once the oil is hot add bay leaf followed by chopped onions and fry till they are translucent.
  • Next add the ground paste and cook until the raw smell is gone.
  • Finally add cooked rice and roasted cashew nuts and mix it well. Serve hot with curd or raita or pickle.

Please appreciate the author by voting!

4 from 1 vote

Amrita Roy
Amrita Roy

I am Amrita, a medical writer by profession and love to experiment with food. My passion of writing and cooking has motivated me to create an accessible diary (Blog: Motions and Emotions) where I share my thoughts and culinary skills. Generally I share easy and tasty recipes which can be tried by any one starting from novice to experienced, bachelor to married persons.

Leave a Reply