PUDINA - HANDFUL

firstly, in a small blender take handful mint and coriander.

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GARLIC - 3 CLOVE

also add 3 cloves garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, ¼ onion and 2 tbsp coconut.

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CARDAMOM - 2 PODS

further, add 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom, 5 cloves, ½ inch cinnamon and ½ tsp pepper.

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BLEND SMOOTH

blend to smooth paste adding water as required. keep aside.

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BAY LEAF - 1

in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin and 1 bay leaf until it turns aromatic.

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CASHEW - 10

add 10 cashews and roast until it turns golden brown

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ONION - 1 SLICED

further, add 1 onion and saute well.

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TOMATO - 1 CHOPPED

also, add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.

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CARROT HALF CHOPPED

now add ½ potato, ½ capsicum, ½ carrot, 2 tbsp peas and 5 beans.

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SAUTE WELL

saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.

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PUDINA MASALA PASTE

add in the prepared masala paste and saute well.

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WATER - 2 CUP

further, add 2 cup water and 1 tsp salt.

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BASMATHI RICE - 1 CUP

also, add 1 cup basmati rice and mix well

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TWO WHISTLES

cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until rice are cooked well.

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READY TO EAT

finally, pudina pulao / mint rice recipe ready to be served with raita

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