Mint Pulao with Potatoes

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - Basmati rice (washed and cooked)
  • 1 - large Potato (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 - large Onion (thinly sliced lengthwise)
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • 1/2 tsp each - Red chilli powder, garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Grind to a paste with a little water:
  • 1 large bunch - fresh mint
  • 1 cup - freshly grated coconut
  • Green chillies - according to taste
  • 3 - 4 - garlic pods

How to Make Mint Pulao with Potatoes

  • In a heavy bottomed pan, put a little oil and add bay leaves and the whole garam masalas.
  • When it is slightly brown, add the onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Then add the potatoes and cook it on a slow fry till done (cover if necessary.)
  • Now add the mint paste and fry for a few minutes till slightly dry.
  • Add the chilli powder, garam masala, salt and mix gently.
  • Leave it to cool.
  • Now, spoon by spoon, add in the rice and mix with a light hand. Be careful that the grains do not break.
  • Serve with any raita and papad.