Saturday, January 3, 2009

Mint Pulao


INGREDIENTS:

Basmati Rice 1 cup
Mint leaves fresh 1 cup
Green chillies 2 (or more according to your taste)
Green peas 1/2 cup (i used frozen)
Corn 1/2 cup(fresh or frozen)
Onion thinly chopped 1
Cardamom pods 2
Cloves 1
Cinnamon 1 stick
Bay leaf 1
Ginger 1" chopped finely
garlic 2 cloves
Lemon Juice 2 tsp
Oil 1 tblsp
Water 2 cups
Salt to taste



METHOD:


1)Wash and soak rice in cold water for 15 mins.(Soak only if you are using basmati rice).

2)Grind ginger,garlic,green chillies and mint leaves with little water.

3)Heat oil in a rice cooker and add cumin seeds, When it splutters add onion and fry until transparent.

4)Now add the mint paste and stir for 5mins until the raw smell disappears.

5)Then add peas,corn,water,rice and salt, Mix well.

6)Close the lid and set the reading to cook.

7)When the rice is cooked add lime juice, mix well and serve with raita.



NOTE:

If using pressure cooker, After adding water let it come to boil then add rice and close the lid with weight and cook on low heat for 8 to 10 mins.




10 comments:

Sunshinemom said...

Lovely picture and very alluring minty pulao:)

Keerthana said...

hi pavithra, mint pulav looks good, matches well with ur blog background:)waiting to see ur version of heerekai dosa:)

Malar Gandhi said...

First time here, nice layout....recipe sounds interesting....great click too, wish you happy new year.

Vibaas said...

Looks very yummy. Nice presentation.

Neha said...

I made this once, n then i forgot to try it again, though we liked it a lot, u reminded me again of it, now 'll make it again with urs recipe....
Also u have a nice layout of the blog.

Uma said...

delcious pulao! So tempting. Nice picture.

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you all for your sweet comments..All compliments for click goes to my husband :)

Navita said...

love the refreshing mint pulao..

First time here..n u have a great place.
Loved reading a couple of your posts.

M new on blogosphere...so if u cud swing by sometime, wud luv to show u around!

Usha said...

The mint pulao looks very inviting!

Trupti said...

first time here..you have a nice collection of recipes & nice layout