Cilantro Rice – Coriander Rice
Aromatic and bursting with flavors, this cilantro rice is a must try for cilantro lovers.
Servings Prep Time
3-4servings 8minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3-4servings 8minutes
Cook Time
  • 2bunches cilantro
  • 2tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp garam masala
  • 2cups rice
  • 4cups Water
  • 1/2 onionsliced
  • 3tbsp cashews
  • 4 green chilifinely chopped (or to taste)
  • 6 garlic podscrushed
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash the cilantro bunches, make a fine paste of cilantro and green chili.
  2. Put instant pot on saute mode high. Add ghee and let it get hot. Once hot add cumin seeds and fry well.
  3. Add onions, garlic and cashews, fry till golden. Add Cilantro green chili paste and fry till raw smell goes away, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add garam masala, mix well. Add rice and water, add salt to taste. Mix gently. Turn off saute mode.
  5. Put the lid and vent to sealing position. Push the rice button.
  6. Quick release once the instant pot goes to warm mode or Natural pressure release is also fine.
  7. Fluff the rice and serve hot. Garnish with cilantro if desired.
Recipe Notes

Adjust the amount of cilantro to taste preference, for mild flavor use 1 bunch, for deep flavor use 2 bunches.
Vegans can use Oil instead of ghee
160 ml rice cup is used for measurement