June 03, 2014

MINT AND EGG FRIED RICE

Ingredients

2 cups of boiled rice (basmati or plain)
1 bunch of mint (pudina) leaves ground to a paste
2 eggs
fresh chopped coriander
5 green tomatoes cut in long thin pieces
1 big onion cut in long thin pieces
green chilli paste and salt to taste

For Seasoning
1/2 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp jeera (cumin)
1/2 spoon of ground black pepper
curry leaves
5 to 6 spoons of vegetable oil
 
Method
 


  • Heat a pan on medium heat, add oil and mustard seeds.When mustard splutters add cumin, ground pepper, curry leaves and fry them for 1 minute.
  • Add cut onion, fry for a minute, add cut tomato, fry for 2 minutes
  • Add green chilli paste, Mint paste and eggs.
  • Crack the eggs into the pan and beat them until it mixes well with tomato and onion pieces, fry for 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile boil the rice in a rice cooker.
  • Mix the boiled rice with the above mixture and fry it for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Garnish the Mint and Egg fried rice with chopped coriander and serve hot.
Note : You can add a little lemon juice if the tomatoes are not sour enough.