Mint pulao (Pudina pulao)


Preparation time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes


Onion – 1

Green chilli – 1

Potato – 1

Carrot – 1

Peas – ½ cup

Bay leaf – 1

Star anise – 1

Basmati rice – 1 glass

Water – 2 glass

Oil – 5 tbsp

Ghee – ½ tbsp

Mustard seeds – ½ tbsp

Jeera – ¼ tbsp

Salt to taste

For Masala

Mint leaves – ½ cup

Coriander leaves – ½ cup

Green chilli – 2

Ginger – 1 inch

Garlic – 2

Turmeric powder – Pinch

Cinnamon powder – Pinch

Clove powder – Pinch


  • Masala: Add mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chilli, turmeric powder, cinnamon powder, clove powder, ginger and garlic to a blender and blend it to a nice paste. Keep it Aside.
  • Heat oil and ghee together in a pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds, Jeera and wait until it crackle.
  • Add bay leaf, star anise. Saute for about 2 seconds.
  • Add chopped onion fry until it turns light brown then add green chilli, chopped potato, carrot and peas. cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add blended masala. Mix well. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add water, salt and mix well. Wait until water starts boiling. Add rice and mix well. Pressure cook for about 2 whistles. Once it is cooked takeout on to a serving plate.

Hot Mint pulao is ready to serve.



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