Thursday, April 26, 2012

Mint Pulao

Mint Pulao: 


Basmati rice  - 200 grams

To dry  roast and  to grind to a masala powder:
pepper corns - 1  tsp
cumin seed  - 1 tsp
channa dal - 1 tsp
urad dal -  1 tsp
bay leaf - 2 
cinnamon stick -  1/2" 1 no

To saute in oil and to grind: 
butter (or) ghee  - 1 tsp
chopped mint - one cup
onion - 1 medium size
garlic - 4 cloves


oil and butter - 1 tsp. each.
few curry leaves
finely chopped onion - 1 tablespoon 


     Soak rice for 20 minutes. Rinse and Drain.

1.  Roast and grind the masala powder ingredients.
2.  Saute in oil and grind the masala paste. Mix the masala powder to the masala paste.
3.  Heat a pressure pan. 
Add oil+ butter and curry leaves,  chopped onion and saute for  2 minutes.
4.  Add ground masala power,   mint & masala powder and saute for 2 min.
5.Add  1: 11/2  water to bring it to a boil.
6. Add rice and add salt to taste. 
7. Cook for about two whistles. 
8. Serve with mutton gravy or chicken pepper masala. 

Re- post for juile's Coriander & Mint event
Walnut Mint Chutney
Cucumber Mint Raita

All goes to Julie's mint and coriander event hosted by surabhi nayak.

I will share this recipe to Amina creation Guest Quest


Linking to Nithu's Healthy Combo Meal for Kids hosted by Nivedhanan


  1. thank you for linking this delicious flavourful rice

  2. All recipes are yum yum,mouth watering here.

  3. Loved the recipe... such a wholesome delicious meal. Loved it..!

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  5. Delicious n flavorful mint pulao.


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