Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
A colorful and vibrant looking dish that has cooked rice tossed with freshly ground coriander leaves, dried herbs and sliced jalapenos. The rice is quick to make for a nice continental menu as a side dish to go along with your chicken or lamb curries. You can serve it along with Tomato basil chicken curry and roasted vegetables by the side.
Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe is a vibrant dish that uses freshly ground coriander leaves tossed in with cooked rice and has sliced jalapeños for an extra crunch and flavour. Finally a lemon is freshly squeezed into the rice to give a bit of tangy flavour to the rice preparation. The rice is quick to make for a nice continental menu as a side dish to go along with your chicken or lamb curries.
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- 2-1/2 cups Cooked rice
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , chopped
- 1 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , roughly chopped- to be ground
- 1 tablespoon Dried Thyme Leaves
- 1 tablespoon Dried oregano
- 2 tablespoon Red Chilli flakes
- 10 Pickled Jalapenos , sliced
- Salt , to taste
- 1 Lemon , juice from the lemon
How to make Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe
To begin making the Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice, Keep your rice cooked and ready for the recipe. You can check out the link on How to cook rice in a pressure cooker.
Add freshly washed coriander leaves into a mixer and grind it into a coarse paste and keep it aside.
Heat a kadai with oil, once hot add ginger and garlic and saute till they become soft. Add in chopped onion and saute till they turn translucent.
Once the onion changes the colour to light brown, add in the sliced jalapeños and a give it a light mix. You can add cooked rice as well.
Sprinkle all the seasonings, red chilli flaxes, thyme, oregano, and ground coriander paste and salt to taste.
Toss the rice well and mix until you notice that all the grains have changed to a bright green colour. Squeeze in the lemon juice, check the salt and seasoning and adjust according to taste. Turn off the heat and transfer the Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Rice into a serving bowl and serve hot.