Thai Green Rice
by Tarla Dalal
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A colourful rice preparation with a refreshing flavour, the Thai Green Rice has strong hints of lemon grass and mint. Since it does not involve boiling vegetables, it can be tossed up quite soon – you just need to spare enough time for the rice to cook, and voila a delectable meal is ready on the table!
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the rice, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add 1¾ cups of hot water, salt, lemon grass bunch (tied with a thread), mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the rice is 95% cooked.
- Remove the lemon grass bunch and discard it.
- Add the mint leaves, basil, coriander, green chillies and coconut milk and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve imediately.
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