Whenever I have limited time to pack a lunch or prepare a quick meal, I prefer pulao and variety rice recipes. They are healthy and filling and also convenient for working women and bachelors. If you do most of the prep work in advance, like cutting the vegetables or cleaning the leaves, you can prepare them quickly in the morning rush.
Mint or pudina pulao is one such simple and refreshing one pot meal. The rice is induced with a flavor of mint leaves and whole spices, making the pulao very aromatic and flavorful. It is perfect to pack for lunch boxes for kids and adults, along with raita and any vegetable stir-fry to make a complete meal. Let's see how to make this easy and delicious mint / pudina pulao.
Notes and Tips
- You can also cook this in an open pan. To cook in pan, follow steps 1-4. Add rice, water, salt and gently mix. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium and cover and cook until rice is done.
- You can also use leftover rice in this recipe. After frying the mint paste, add the rice, salt and gently combine everything.
- Adjust the quantity of green chillies according to your spice preference.