Mint Pulav with Aloo Jeera Fry

1 cup basmati rice soaked in water for 20 mins
5 tsp oil or ghee
1 sliced onion
2 green chillies slit
1 tsp garam masala pdr or biryani masala pdr
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup chopped veggies like beans ,carrot and some green peas
2 tblsp curd1/4 cup chopped  pudina leaves
3 tblsp chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste


  • In cooker heat ghee or oil,add onion slices and fry till transparent
  • Put green chillies ,ginger garlic paste and fry for 5 mins
  • Add ,garam masala pdr ,fry 
  • Drain water from rice and add to it ,fry for 5 mins followed by veggies 
  • Add chopped pudina / mint leaves,  curd, salt,mix well,put 1.5 cups water and close the lid of cooker
  • Cook for 2 whistles ,once the steam is released open the lid,add  chopped  coriander leaves 
  • Serve hot with curry or raita

2 potatoes cut into small fingers
5 tsp oil
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
5 crushed garlic cloves
1 tsp red chilli pdr
1/2 tsp turmeric pdr
1 tsp jeera / cumin pdr
Salt to taste

  • Heat oil, put jeera and garlic cloves and fry till they turn light brown
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a while
  • Put the cut potatoes , salt to taste and cook with a lid covered (dont add water)
  • Once they are cooked add all the spice powders and toss well
  • Serve hot with rice or pulav.


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