Mint and peas pulao



Ingredients

1 cup basmati rice
1 cup green peas
1 medium potato cubed
2 tsp oil
1 medium bunch of mint leaves
2 green chillies
1/2 tsp ginger paste
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp grated coconut
Paste from one onion
2 cloves
1 bay leaf
2 cardamoms

Soak rice for 1/2 hour. Heat little oil, add the mint leaves and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Grind it along with coconut, ginger and green chillies.

Heat the rest of the oil, add cloves, bayleaf and cardamom. Add turmeric, potato cubes, peas and masala paste. cook for 2-3 minutes and add salt. Add the soaked rice after draining the water and mix well for 2-3 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups of water, transfer to a vessel and pressure cook it. Garnish with roasted cashews.

Serve with raita of your choice.

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13 comments:

Kiran said...

Very nice mint pulao .Loved the addition of coconut chilly paste to the rice.

Soma Pradhan said...

Yummy refreshing pulao for hot summer afternoon ..will go best with some plain curd

aks said...

Great Recipe. You have not added garlic to the pulav..In our Lucknow side cooking, we used to make yellow rice known as Tehri which was quite similar but the mint was not added.

I found mint in the biryanis...

Have a look at my recipe for yellow rice at:
http://aks-cooking.blogspot.com/2010/04/tehri-yellow-rice.html

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

very tasty and spicy pulao,love the vegie that u added in it.

Neetz said...

wow...the rice really looks tasty and yummy... i make almost thesamemethod except dont add cocnut... i will ur version next time and will see :)

simply.food said...

I love the ingredients used and the rice looks very fragrant and aromatic.

Leena said...

Very aromatic and flavourful rice!yum.....

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Parita said...

Lovely puloa, very flavorful!

Shyla said...

YUM! I want to try this! Thanks for sharing!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Pulao looks delicious...First time here loved your space..Following will peek in often...

Asha said...

Makes a wonderful lunch, looks delicious. Have a great weekend, see you Monday.

Dipika said...

Looks yumm and apt for a lunch box :)Mint and peas combination enhances flavor of the dish....

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