I love Mint. Every week I use to get mint leaves from my nearby grocery store. Also I always stock dried mint in my pantry . You can make lot of dishes with both fresh and dried leaves like  paratha, chutney, rice, soups and curries. I really love the beautiful aroma of mint. Research study has said that the aroma itself stimulates the salivary glands, there by increasing digestive enzymes and facilitates the digestion. It has lots of health benefits. Try to include this leaf in your diet and stay healthy. If you get mint leaves from store, use the leaves for cooking and don't throw the stem, just place it a pot of soil, it grows so fast and you can use it later for cooking. Coming to the recipe, this is a flavorful one pot meal and a nice lunch box dish. Even a bachelors can cook this rice, it is so easy to make and filling.


           1 Cup of Basmathi Rice
           1 Big Red Onion, Finely Chopped
           3 Garlic Cloves, Big,
           1 Inch Size of Ginger,
           3 Medium Size Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
           1/2 Tsp of Garam Masala
           Salt to taste
           1.5 Cups of Water
           1 Tsp of Lemon Juice(Optional)
     To Grind

           1 Cup of Mint
           1 Cup of Coriander Leaves
           4 Green Chillies

     To Temper

           1 Tbsp of Ghee
           1 Tbsp of Oil
           1/2 Tsp of Fennel Seeds
           2 Cloves
           1 Cinnamon, Small Stick(1 inch)
           1 Cardamom
           1 Bay Leaf



     Health Benefits of Mint

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