Cilantro Rice - Coriander Rice


  • 2 bunches cilantro
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 tbsp cashews
  • 4 green chili
  • 6 garlic pods
  • Salt to taste
  • Wash the cilantro bunches, make a fine paste of cilantro and green chili.
  • Put instant pot on saute mode high. Add ghee and let it get hot. Once hot add cumin seeds and fry well.
  • Add onions, garlic and cashews, fry till golden. Add Cilantro green chili paste and fry till raw smell goes away, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Add garam masala, mix well. Add rice and water, add salt to taste. Mix gently. Turn off saute mode.
  • Put the lid and vent to sealing position. Push the rice button.
  • Quick release once the instant pot goes to warm mode or Natural pressure release is also fine.
  • Fluff the rice and serve hot. Garnish with cilantro if desired.
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