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Pudina pulao
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Pudina pulao recipe

Easy to make one-pot mint pulao recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 1 and ¼ cup Basmati rice
  • ¼ cup Mint leaves loosely packed
  • ¼ cups Coriander leaves loosely packed
  • Curry leaves few
  • 2 Green chili
  • 2 Onion
  • ¼ cup Green peas optional
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • ½ tblsp Oil
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Salt as needed

Instructions

  • Soak basmati rice in 2 cups water for 10 mins
  • Grind ¼ cup mint leaves, ¼ cup coriander leaves, few curry leaves and 2 green chili into a fine paste.
  • In a pressure cooker add ½ tblsp oil and 2 tsp ghee
  • Add 2 sliced onions and add little salt.
  • Saute till the onions become soft.
  • Add grind paste the cooker.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Add ¼ cup of green peas, if using.
  • Mix well and add salt.
  • Add 1 tsp of garam masala.
  • Add in the soaked rice along with the water.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover the cooker.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • Switch off.
  • Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker.
  • Gently mix the pulao, without mashing it.
  • Pudina pulao is ready.

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Notes

  1. You can skip the green peas and make it plain mint pulao.
    2. Instead of garam masala, fresh spices can be added in the oil.
    3. This mint pulao is a perfect lunch box recipe.