Mint Pulao Recipe

A delicious pulao made with mint or pudina as main flavour that can go with any kind of curry or raita.

  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh green peas
  • 1 big onion
  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. green chilli paste
  • 3 tbsps. ghee
  • salt to taste
How to make mint pulao:
  1. Clean and wash the rice. Soak in water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Slice the onion fine. Heat ghee in a handi and fry the sliced onion till golden brown.
  3. Then add the ginger-garlic and chilli pastes.
  4. Fry till a nice aroma arises. Now add the green peas and the drained rice.
  5. Add 4 cups of water and salt to taste. When the pulao is nearly ready toss in the fresh mint leaves and allow to simmer for a couple of minutes.
  6. Serve hot with a cucumber raitha.