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Kiwi and coriander rice
By : Anjana Chaturvedi
Category : Rice, Pulao
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
Method
  1. Wash and soak rice in enough water for 20 minutes.
  2. In a big bowl boil enough water and 1 tsp salt,when water start boiling add soaked rice.
  3. Boil rice till done and then drain on a colander to remove all the water.
  4. Peel and chop kiwi fruit into small size pieces.
  5. Take half quantity of kiwi and grind with chopped green chilies to make a smooth paste(can adjust the quantity of green chilies according to your taste).
  6. Add some salt,pepper powder and few drops of lemon juice in the remaing half kiwi pieces.(A)
  7. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds .
  8. When seeds start crackling add crushed cashews and saute for few seconds on low heat.
  9. Add curry leaves,rice and salt(litle amount of salt is needed as salt is also added while boiling).
  10. Saute for few seconds and then switch off the flame.
  11. Now add the kiwi paste,lemon zest,fresh coriander and lemon juice in the rice and mix well.
  12. Take a bowl and grease the inside of the bowl with ghee or butter .
  13. Now fill it half with kiwi rice,press gently.
  14. Spread the half kiwi mixture(A) over the rice layer.
  15. Now put the remaining half rice over the kiwi layer and press gently.
  16. Invert the bowl on the serving plate and serve.
  17. Serving suggestions-serve with mint and yogurt dip or tomato salsa and chips.

Recipe and image courtesy: Maayeka

Ingredients:
3/4 cup rice
3 zespri kiwi fruit
1.5 tsp green chilies,chopped
3 tbsp fresh coriander,chopped
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
2.5 tbsp cooking oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp cashew nuts,crushed
6 curry leaves
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