Cilantro Rice | how to make Coriander Rice

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Ready In: 20m

Cilantro Rice | Coriander rice

Delicious and healthy rice with coriander leaves

Easy cilantro rice recipe with coriander leaves and grated coconut. Rice mixed with vegetables and leaves is a very common dish in Indian cuisine like tomato rice, cauliflower rice,pineapple rice etc… Coriander or cilantro is a good source of dietary fiber,manganese, iron,vitamin C,vitamin K and protein.We can also make chutney with cilantro. This recipe is very simple and easy to make. Hope you all will like this recipe.

How to make cilantro rice/coriander rice

coriander rice recipe


2 cup of of pulao rice/biryani rice/sona masoori
2 cup of chopped coriander leaves
2 large no of potatoes(optional)
1 no large onion
1 small piece of ginger
3 no of garlic cloves
1 cup of grated coconut
3 no of green chillies
1 tbsp. of lemon juice
Whole spices
1 spn. of fennel seeds
3 piece of bay leaves
2 no of cinnamon sticks


Step 01

Wash and soak rice in water for 15 minutes.

Step 02

Wash and cut potatoes in cube shape and shallow fry. keep aside.

Step 03

Gently crush grated coconut along with coriander leaves,green chillies,garlic and ginger. Keep aside.

Step 04

Heat oil in a pan. Add all the ingredients mentioned under whole spices. Fry till they become fragrant.

Step 05

Add sliced onion and fry till it become golden brown color.

Step 06

Add crushed mix and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Step 07

Add soaked rice and mix well. Add lemon juice and salt. Mix well and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Step 08

Add water (for 1 glass of rice I used 1 1/2 glass of water)

Step 09

Cover lid and cook for 15 minutes. (You can also cook in pressure cooker. Up to 2 whistle in medium flame)

Step 10

Add fried potatoes and mix well. Serve hot with raita.

Comments (2)

  1. posted by jhumuhere on March 8, 2016

    absolutely flavourful and exotic one pot meal….visit my page too

    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on March 18, 2016

      Thank you.


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