Sunday, September 27, 2009

PUDINA PULAO RECIPE | MINT PULAO RECIPE

Pudina pulao| Mint puloa is a very easy dish ,which i normally make when i am so lazy to cook anything. It is so easy to make and will taste heaven when served hot with raita and papad.
mint pulao

Preparation time: 10 minutes | cooking time: 20 minutes | Serves 2

INGERDIENTS
BASMATI RICE 1 CUP
WATER 2 CUPS
ONIONS 1 NO
MINT LEAVES 2 FISTFULL
CORIANDER LEAVES FEW
CURRY LEAVES 10 LEAVES
GREEN CHILLI 2 NOS
ELACHI 1 NO
CLOVE 2 NO.
GARLIC 2 PODS(OPTIONAL)
STAR ANISE 1 NO
OIL 1 TBLSP
GHEE 1/2 TSP
METHOD:
Soak the rice in water for 20 mins. Grind the mintleaves,coriander leaves,curry leaves, green chilli in to fine paste by adding little  bit of water.
Cut the onion lenghtwise.
Heat a kadai and add the ghee and oil. Now add the cloves and elachi. Add the chopped onions. Saute till  it becomes golden brown. Now add the mint paste to it. Saute till the raw smell goes off. Now add the soaked rice,keeping aside the water. dont discard the water.
Saute the rice  gently for 2 mins.Now add th water and add salt. You can transfer it to a pressure cooker and cook till 3 whistles or cook it in the kadai itself by closing it with lid. You can even transfer it to the electric rice cooker and cook.
I cooked it in kadai itself and used a nonstick kadai.
Serve hot with raita of you choice.
mint rice
I severed with cucumber raita.
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22 comments:

  1. lovely presentation jeyashri...looks good...

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  2. pulao is looking delicious!!...very nice presentation!

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  3. Wow... pulav looks awesome and tempting :) I love mint and sure this is one of the best that can be made with it :)

    Lovely presentation too.. so buddy, dont forget to send me your entry to "Garnish the dish event" at www.innovative-inlaws.blogspot.com

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  4. Yes you can send this to Nithya's event,very apt for that,looks pretty :)

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  5. Jeyashri Sabudana vada will not consume more oil it will consume like urad dal vada only.

    Pulav looks scrumptious and heavenly...Lovely presentation...

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  6. Thank u all for ur encouraging comments. Raji even i was thinking to send this to that event,slight low confidence. Now i can send.
    sireesha thank u so much for ur quick response in clearing my doubt.

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  7. Yummy Pulao & excellent clicks.Do visit my blog when u find time

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  8. Tempting, such an aromatic pulao and eye pleasing colour..Prefect dish with raita..yummy!

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  9. Lovley pulao and great presentation.

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  10. Hi Jayshree....
    Simple yet Quicky n Yummy Rice....

    First time here... Will visit often...

    DO drop in my space too when time permits..

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  11. Lovely spread Jeyashri.. I love the flavor of mint and your presentation made me drool!
    You have a great space.. Following you! Pls do drop by mine when you have sometime!! :)

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  12. lovely presentation... I love this too - simple and flavorful...
    Yep it will fit well into Nithya's event...

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  13. Nice presentation..new to me.. will try

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  14. Thank u so much friends.and so happy to see new friends in my page. welcome all.

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  15. Hi,
    New to your blog,Pulav sure looks delicious.

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  16. i love this. looks very tempting :)

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  17. Hi Jayashree,

    Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe. Keep up the great work.
    I have tried the Mint Pulav and Tomato rice. Simple and easy steps to follow for a novice like me.

    Thank and Regards

    Suchi

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  18. i am thoroughly enjoy all the recipes

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  19. Hi Jeyashri I tried this recipe @home adding little cashew, and it came out really well. Everyone @home and my office liked it :)

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  20. Hi Jeyashri I tried this recipe adding little cashew to it and it came out really well.

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  21. Lovely dish Akka tried your coriander rice and it's super hit... Thank you very much.. Presentation kadai Romba nanna iruku.. Enga vangarel

    Abinaya

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    1. Thank you so much. I get bowls when i go to chennai. My usual shopping place is TNagar Rathna stores.

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