Introduction: Mint Pulao
-Mint pulao is flavorful and can be good one pot meal. Main flavour of pulao is with green paste which is blend of ginger garlic,coconut,chillies and onion.
-This can be served with some raita
-Tsp black cumin seeds
-Small inch cinnamom stick
-2 diced onions
-2 diced tomatoes
-one diced potato
-2 cups of chopped mint leaves
-2 dry red chillies
-Tsp ginger garlic paste
-2 tsp dry dessicated coconut
-Half cup of boiled fresh green peas
-Tsp of coriander powder
-Salt as per taste
Step 1: Preparing Mint Masala Paste
-Before staring the procedure we need to prepare mint masala paste which is the blend of spices and mint leaves.
-Mint rice taste and flavour is with mint masala paste.
-Keep all ingredients ready for mint masala paste. we need to take 2 cups of mint leaves,2tsp dry dessicated coconut, tsp of ginger garlic paste,one small onion chopped and 2 dry red chillies in blender.
Step 2: Blend to Paste
-Blend by adding little water in blender to paste
Step 3: Procedure for Mint Pulao
-Once mint masala paste is ready next step is pulao preparation.Take a vessel and add little oil to it.
-When oil is heated add tsp of black cumin seeds and when they splutter add small inch cinnamom,bay leaf, cardamom and clove and saute for few minutes
Step 4: Add Onions and Potato
- Next add onions and saute for few minutes. Add diced potatoes and cook for some time
Step 5: Add Tomatoes
-once potatoes are slightly cooked add 2 chopped tomatoes and mix.
-Next add half cup of boiled green peas and mix everything.
Step 6: Add Mint Masala Paste
-Add prepared mint masala paste and mix so that all veggies are coated with mint paste
Step 7: Add Salt and Coriander Powder
-Add pinch of turmeric,salt as per taste and a tsp of coriander powder and give a mix
Step 8: Soak the Rice
-Take 2 cups of rice and soak the rice in 4 cups of water before starting the procedure
Step 9: Add Soaked Rice
-Transfer soaked rice to cooked veggie mint masala paste and give a mix.
-Add 4 cups water for 2 cups rice
Step 10: Cook Rice
-Cook rice by closing the lid and mixing in intervals.
Step 11: Garnish and Serve
-Garnish with mint leaves ,onion slices and serve hot