Mint Pulao

Tasty and delicious mint pulao. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice, Fresh mint Leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mint Pulao

  • 1 1/2 cups Rice , soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh mint Leaves , hand torn
  • 1 large Onion , sliced
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 5-6 cut into 1/2 inch pieces French beans , stringed
  • 1 medium Carrot , peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup Green peas , shelled
  • a few sprigs Fresh coriander leaves , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green cardamoms
  • 1 teaspoon Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
  • 2 one-pinch pieces Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • to taste Salt


  1. Grind ginger, garlic and green chillies into a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan and add bay leaves, cumin seeds, green cardamoms, caraway seeds, cinnamon and cloves. Mix and sauté for 1 minute or till fragrant.
  3. Add onion, mix and sauté till light golden brown. Add garlic-ginger-green chilli paste, mix and sauté for a minute. Add all the vegetables, rice and salt and sauté for 5-7 minutes. Add half the mint leaves and sauté for 1 minute. Add 3 cups of water and mix well.
  4. Cover the pan with a lid and cook the rice till it is done. After the pulao is done, transfer into a serving plate, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and the remaining mint leaves. Serve hot with raita.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1530
Carbohydrates 270.9
Protein 33.3
Fat 34.6