Mint Pulao Recipe

This Mint Pulao is so fragrant, that it will leave you asking for more! Fresh home grown mint, freshly plucked chillies definitely makes a difference! Serve it with a Mixed Vegetable Raita or with Papad. Absolutely divine!

Ingredients :

  • 200 gms Basmathi rice
  • One small bunch of Mint
  • 9 green Chillies
  • 1inch piece of Ginger
  • 7 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 onions
  • 2 one inch sticks of Cinnamon
  • 5 Cloves
  • 5 Cardamom
  • 10 Cashewnuts halved
  • Salt
  • 5 tbsps oil
  • 1tbsp Ghee/clarified butter
  • 500ml boiling water.

Method :

Wash and soak the Basmathi rice for half an hour. Drain well and keep aside. Grind to a fine paste the mint, ginger, garlic and, green chillies. Chop onions fine. Heat the ghee oil mixture. Drop in the whole masalas of Cardamom, Cinnamon and Cloves. Toss. Add the halved Cashew nuts and the onions. Roast till the onions turn translucent. Drop in the ground paste, cover and cook till the raw smell of the ginger garlic is gone. Add the boiling water, salt and the Basmathi rice. After the water has started boiling, cover and cook for ten minutes. Open lid, mix thoroughly and again cover and cook for another ten minutes or till all the water has been absorbed. Serve hot with Raita of your choice.

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