firstly, in a small mixi take ½ cup coriander, ¼ cup mint, 1 inch ginger, 2 clove garlic, 2 chilli, 2 pod cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 5 cloves and 1 tsp fennel.
add ¼ cup water and blend smooth paste. keep aside.
ina large kadai, heat 2 tbsp ghee. add 1 tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon, 2 pod cardamom, 3 cloves, ½ tsp pepper and 5 cashew.
saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
now add ½ onion and saute until the colour changes slightly.
further, add 1 tomato and saute until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
additionally, add 5 beans, ½ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas, ½ carrot and ½ potato.
saute for a minute until the vegetables turn aromatic.
now add prepared coriander pudina masala paste and 1 tsp salt. mix well.
further, add 2 cup water and stir well getting to a boil.
once the water comes to a rolling boil, add 1 cup basmati rice. make sure to soak basmati rice for 20 minutes.
mix well, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
after 20 minutes, veg pulao is ready to serve.