October 22, 2017

Green Pulao

Green Pulao is a  perfect lunchbox item blended with the flavour of Mint and Coriander leaves. Easy to make and Tasty to eat. A simple onion raitha serves as the best side dish for the Green Pulao and Potato chips make the Green Pulao more delicious.
  • Pre time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 3

Ingredients for making Green Pulao:

  • Basmathi Rice 1 cup
  • Sliced Onions 2
  • Capsicum chopped 1
  • Green Peas 3 tb spoons
  • Cinnamon and Cloves crushed coarsely 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon
  • Garlic ginger paste 2 tea spoons
  • Coconut milk 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter and Oil 2 tb spoons each

For Grinding:

  • Handful of Mint leaves and Coriander leaves washed
  • Green chillies
  • With little water grind to paste and keep aside

How to make Green Pulao?

  • Wash Basmathi rice and keep aside draining water.
  • Heat a pan with butter and oil.
  • Do the seasoning with cumin seeds.
  • Once they splutter fry onions , then add the clove cinnamon powder.
  • Fry capsicum and green peas for two minutes and then add the garlic ginger paste and stir well.
  • Now add in the paste with required salt and mix well.
  • After 3 minutes add the basmathi rice and mix gently.
  • Pour he coconut milk and 1 and 1/2 cups of water.
  • Close the pan with a lid and cook in low flame for 15 minutes.
  • Switch off the stove and leave it un disturbed for 10 minutes.
  • Now garnish with coriander lives.
  • Serve the Green Pulao with raita or pack it in lunch box with any chips.