Mint Veg Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Carrot - 2 (cut into thin round slices)
  • Beans - 1 cup (cut into medium size pieces)
  • Green peas - 1/2 cup
  • Onion - 1
  • Clarified butter or ghee - 3 tsp
  • To be ground:
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Fresh ginger - 1/4" grated
  • Green chillies - 4
  • Mint - 1/2 bunch
  • Cilantro or coriander leaves - 1/4 bunch
  • Garam masala (Cloves, Cinnamon, Bay leaves, Elaichi)
  • Fresh grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Almonds - 10
  • Cashewnut - 10
  • Salt - to taste

How to Make Mint Veg Pulao

  • Saute the garam masala in ghee for about 3 mins. Let it cool.
  • Grind ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  • Cook the rice so that each grain is separate.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, add ghee and saute the onion for few minutes.
  • Add the vegetables one by one. Salt and allow them to cook until they are soft, adding little amount of water.
  • When the vegetables are cooked, add the ground masala. Stir fry till the raw smell leaves.
  • Add the masala and the vegetables to the rice by layering alternatively.
  • Garnish with roasted cashewnuts and mint leaves.
  • Serve this hot with channa masala and cucumber raita.

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