Pudina Pulao Recipe, Spicy Mint Rice
by Tarla Dalal
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Bursting with a peppy flavour, the Pudina Pulao is a delightful one-dish meal , which you can just serve with a cup of curds.
Flavoured with a tempering of spices and a zesty paste of aromatic herbs like coriander and mint, this rice dish is totally awesome.
Tomatoes add a tinge of tanginess to this dish, accentuating the cheerful aroma and taste of the herbs. The Pudina Pulao is also easy to make as it is pressure-cooked, and also made with just common ingredients.
You can include it as part of your everyday cookbook. Enjoy this spicy rice hot and fresh with a cup of curds.
You can also try other pulao recipes like Sevaiyan Pulao or Shahi Pulao .
- Combine all the ingredients along with ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
- Soak the rice in enough water in a deep bowl for 30 minutes,. Drain and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the green paste, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the rice, little salt and 2 cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Mix it gently and serve hot with curds.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||447 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||1.1 mg|
|Vitamin C||12.6 mg|
|Folic Acid||18.9 mcg|
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