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Mint Pulao Or Mint rice recipe with step by step photos and video recipe: –  A spicy one pot minty fragrant pulao recipe. Mint pulao or pudina rice is very easy and instant rice recipe to serve with any curry, dal and even raita. It is a time saver recipe in your busy days. This is a very simple and flavorful rice perfect for bachelors and busy women.

Mint(pudina) is a powerful fragrant herb used in Indian kitchens. There are so many ways you found in Indian cuisine to use mint leaves. I like to add fresh mint leaves in my regular “Masala chai” during monsoons. I also prepare mint chutney using fresh leaves which is very common dip you found in almost every Indian kitchen.

You guys already Aware with the popularity of mint pulao recipe and I am sharing here my version of making. This Mint Pulao | Pudina rice is prepared with very regular ingredients. Onions, fresh coriander leaves, and ginger along with the “Hero of the dish – Mint” is used to prepare a basic paste.

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I used frozen green peas along with sliced onion and tomato in this pulao. You can add your choice of veggies like carrot, cauliflower, potatoes, and beans to make the dish more healthier.  I love to have this mint pulao with my Dahi Aloo OR sometimes with chana dal fry, simple yellow dal fry.

Mint(Pudina) Pulao Or Mint rice Video recipe, how to make mint rice


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Mint rice recipe | pudina pulao recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Mint rice recipe or pudina pulao recipe:-A spicy minty fragrant pulao recipe.

Course: Main Course, rice
Cuisine: Indian, north indian
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
For the paste:
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves fresh
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1 inch ginger
Other:
  • 1 cup basmati rice Soaked for 30 mins
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups water to boil rice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Ghee /Clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp cumins
  • a pinch asafoetida /hing
  • 1 bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 2 nos black cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
Instructions
for the paste:
  1. Take a mixture jar. add mint leaves, coriander, onions, and ginger. Crush it to a fine paste.

  2. meanwhile, prepare your rice.take a Kadai. Boil water and add soaked rice. Bring the rice to boil well. Kepp the rice aside.

For the Pulao :
  1. Heat oil and ghee in nonstick kadai. 

  2. Add cumins. When they crackle add asafoetida and Khada masala Like tej patta ,cardamom and cinnamon.

  3. Add onions and saute it for a while.

  4. Add tomatoes and green peas.

  5. Add salt and mix well.

  6. Add crushed mint paste and mix well. Cook the mixture for 5-7 mins or Until the water is absorbed.

  7. Add cooked basmati rice and mix well.

  8. Cook for 2 mins.

  9. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • Please soak basmati rice for at least 20 mins for best cooking.
  • I didn't add SALT in the rice while boiling.
  • you can add your choice of veggies too.
  • Adjust the amount of mint leaves according to your taste.

Mint Pulao Or Mint rice recipe with step by step photos recipe:-

  1. prepare your paste first. Add mint leaves, coriander, onions and ginger in mixture jar.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  2. Crush them to a fine paste.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  3. Boil your rice and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil and ghee in nonstick Kadai.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  5. Add cumins. When they crackle add asafoetida and Khada masala Like tej patta , cardamom and cinnamon.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  6. Add onions and saute it for a while.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  7. Add tomatoes and green peas.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  8. Add salt and mix well.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  9. Add crushed mint paste and mix well. Cook the mixture for 5-7 mins or Until the water is absorbed.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  10. Add cooked basmati rice and mix well.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  11. Cook for 2 mins.Mint-pulao-recipe-steps-curry-nation
  12. Serve hot.

Notes:-

  • Please soak basmati rice for at least 20 mins for best cooking.
  • I didn’t add SALT in the rice while boiling.
  • you can add your choice of veggies too.
  • Adjust the amount of mint leaves according to your taste.

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Priya Jo

This blog is running by two crazy people-Priya and Prashant joshi. I am Pune based food blogger. I and my hubby are big foodie. I have software background but some how i didn't enjoyed to work in IT so i quit.With the help of Mr. husband I found my true passion-"Cooking". And this blog was born.(this is one of the best decision, i have ever made)😀READ MORE......

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