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Blogging Marathon# 38: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Gourmet Rice Dishes Dish: Poblano-Corn Rice We are starting our 2nd week of Blogging marathon today and my theme for this week is 'Gourmet Rice Dishes'. Valli wanted us to prepare rice dishes that are special and different from regular rice dishes.So for the next three days, I'm going to post 3 rice dishes that are slightly different and can be made for for company as well.


23 serving

Total time

60 minutes






  • 1 cup basmati rice ((or other long grain rice) - soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 onion (- medium, thinly sliced)
  • 1 poblano (- medium, thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup corn (kernels)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 poblano (- medium, deseeded and chopped)
  • Ritz Cracker
  • 2 cloves garlic


  1. Blend all the ingredients for the green sauce into a smooth paste adding little water.
  2. In a medium size sauce pan, heat 2tbsp oil, add the bay leaf and onions, cook on medium flame until lightly browned around the edges.
  3. Next add the poblanos and corn and cook till poblanos are tender and browning slightly. Add the green sauce and cook for 2~3 minutes.
  4. Drain the water from rice and add to the pot. Saute for 2~3 minutes.
  5. Add 1½cups of water and bring to a boil. Season with salt, mix well. Cover and cook for 15~20 minutes or until the rice is cooked through. Turn off the heat and set aside for 5 minutes before serving.
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