Posted September 21st, 2007 by Lakshmi Pamidimukkala

Pulav made with coriander and pudina is very tasty with less spice and my kids love it !!!

I remember my childhood when I used to cook this on my father and sisters demand …


Vegetables - 2 cups
Onions - 2 nos
Mint - 1 bunch
Coriander - 1 bunch
Cardamom - 5 nos
Cloves - 5 nos
Bay leaves - 2 nos
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp each
Cinnamon sticks - 2 nos
Shahzeera - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 2 tbsp
Basmathi rice - 3 cups
Oil - 2 tbsp
Water - 7 - 8 cups


Cut vegetables and wash and soak rice for half an hour . Make mint and coriander paste . Heat oil in a pan and fry cloves , cardamom , cinnamon sticks and bay leaves to red. Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till golden red and also fry coriander and mint paste till it changes clolour .

Add salt and rice and fry for about 5 min . Then cook in a rice cooker for about 40 min .

Once cooked serve with curd raitha

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