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kaju pulao recipe | cashew pulao lunch box recipe | kaju matar pulao

easy kaju pulao recipe | cashew pulao lunch box recipe | kaju matar pulao
Course pulao
Cuisine Indian
Keyword kaju pulao recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 513kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coriander
  • 2 inch ginger
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 3 chilli
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 2 inch cinnamon
  • 5 pods cardamom
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp cashew
  • 1 carrot cubed
  • 2 potato cubed
  • 8 beans chopped
  • 3 tbsp peas
  • ½ capsicum cubed
  • ½ cup curd
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup mint chopped
  • 3 cup water
  • cup basmati rice soaked 20 minutes

Instructions

  • firstly, in a mortar pestle take 1 cup coriander, 2 inch ginger, 4 clove garlic and 3 chilli.
  • crush to a coarse paste. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee, 2 tsp oil. add 2 bay leaf, 2 inch cinnamon, 5 pods cardamom, 5 cloves and 1 tsp cumin.
  • saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add the prepared masala paste and saute for 1 minute.
  • further, add 1 onion and saute until the onions change golden brown.
  • now add 3 tbsp cashew and fry till they turn golden brown.
  • add 1 carrot, 2 potato, 8 beans, 3 tbsp peas and ½ capsicum.
  • saute until the vegetables turn crunchy.
  • further add ½ cup curd, 2 tsp garam masala, 1 tsp salt and 1 cup mint.
  • cook on low flame until everything is well combined.
  • add 3 cup water and bring to a rolling boil.
  • once the water comes to a boil, add 1½ cup basmati rice and mix gently. make sure to rinse the rice well and soak for 20 minutes.
  • cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is cooked well.
  • rest for 15 minutes before opening the lid.
  • finally, enjoy kaju pulao with raita.

Nutrition

Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 2519mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5897IU | Vitamin C: 332mg | Calcium: 699mg | Iron: 23mg