pudina rice recipe | mint rice | pudina pulao | mint pulao

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pudina rice recipe | mint rice | pudina pulao | mint pulao with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and flavoured rice based recipe made with mint leaves, coriander leaves and mixed vegetables. traditional pulao or pulav are made with combination of mint and coriander leaves, but this recipe has more pudina leaves in it. it is an ideal lunch box or tiffin box recipe which can be served as it is or with yoghurt based raita.
mint ricepudina rice recipe | mint rice | pudina pulao | mint pulao with step by step photo and video recipe. mint pulao is a healthy rice recipe which can be prepared within minutes. fundamentally, mint leaves are grounded with coconut which is then later added to rice and other vegetables and cooked in pressure cooker. it is typically served with plain yogurt or even with onion tomato raita.

mostly pudina rice and pudina chutney is prepared because of its great taste, it also has to offer several health benefits. mint pulao is highly recommended during indigestion as it is a good source of antioxidants and phytonutrients. secondly, it is also served for common cold or running nose problem.lastly, mint leaves are good source of vitamin and minerals. hence it helps a lot to improve the immunity and keeps safe from inflammation.

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furthermore, some subtle variations to this amazing pudina rice recipe. firstly, adding vegetables to this recipe is optional and it could be prepared with just pudina-coconut paste and rice. moreover, it is also a open ended recipe in terms of adding vegetables. hence vegetables, like potato, beans, peas, carrots, cauliflower and even sweet corn. lastly, i have prepared it with basmati rice, but mint pulao can also be prepared with sona masuri rice too.

finally, do visit my other indian rice recipes collection and pulao recipes collection particularly, coriander pulao, palak pulao, carrot rice, veg pulao in cooker and tawa pulao recipe. in addition do visit my other recipes collection like,

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pudina rice recipe | mint rice | pudina pulao | mint pulao

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy pudina rice recipe | mint rice | pudina pulao | mint pulao
4.81 from 126 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course pulao
Cuisine south indian
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 423 kcal

Ingredients 

for masala paste:

  • handful mint / pudina
  • handful coriander
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 chilli
  • ¼ onion
  • 2 tbsp coconut (grated)
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 pod cardamom
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • ½ tsp pepper

for pulao:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 10 cashew / kaju
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • ½ potato / aloo (cubed)
  • ½ capsicum (cubed)
  • ½ carrot (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp peas / matar
  • 5 beans (chopped)
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup basmati rice (soaked 20 minutes)

Instructions
 

  • firstly, in a small blender take handful mint and coriander.
  • also add 3 cloves garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, ¼ onion and 2 tbsp coconut.
  • further, add 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom, 5 cloves, ½ inch cinnamon and ½ tsp pepper.
  • blend to smooth paste adding water as required. keep aside.
  • in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin and 1 bay leaf until it turns aromatic.
  • add 10 cashews and roast until it turns golden brown.
  • further, add 1 onion and saute well.
  • also, add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.
  • now add ½ potato, ½ capsicum, ½ carrot, 2 tbsp peas and 5 beans.
  • saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.
  • add in the prepared masala paste and saute well.
  • further, add 2 cup water and 1 tsp salt.
  • also, add 1 cup basmati rice and mix well.
  • cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until rice are cooked well.
  • finally, pudina pulao / mint rice recipe ready to be served with raita.

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 71gProtein: 9gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 876mgPotassium: 646mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 3256IUVitamin C: 87mgCalcium: 65mgIron: 3mg

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how to make pudina rice or mint rice with step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, in a small blender take handful mint and coriander.
  2. also add 3 cloves garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, ¼ onion and 2 tbsp coconut.
  3. further, add 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom, 5 cloves, ½ inch cinnamon and ½ tsp pepper.
  4. blend to smooth paste adding water as required. keep aside.
  5. in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin and 1 bay leaf until it turns aromatic.
  6. add 10 cashews and roast until it turns golden brown.
  7. further, add 1 onion and saute well.
  8. also, add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.
  9. now add ½ potato, ½ capsicum, ½ carrot, 2 tbsp peas and 5 beans.
  10. saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.
  11. add in the prepared masala paste and saute well.
  12. further, add 2 cup water and 1 tsp salt.
  13. also, add 1 cup basmati rice and mix well.
  14. cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until rice are cooked well.
  15. finally, pudina pulao / mint rice recipe ready to be served with raita.
    pudina rice recipe

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to use good quality basmati rice for good results.
  • also, adding vegetables to pulao is completely optional.
  • additionally, you can use garam masala in place for fresh spices in the masala paste.
  • finally, pudina pulao / mint rice recipe tastes great when served after 2 hours.

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