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Mango Mint Pulav

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Raw Mango (chopped) - 1/4 cup
Carrots (chopped) - 1/4 cup
Green Peas - 1/4 cup
Cashews - 5
Butter or Oil - 2 tbsp

Cilantro/Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
Mint/Pudina leaves - 1/4 cup
Green Chillies - 5

Bay Leaf - 1
Cloves/Long/Lavang - 4
Cinnamon/Dalchini - small piece

1. Chop raw mango and peeled carrots into bite sized pieces.  Wash rice 3 - 4 times with water and keep it aside.
2. Grind cilantro, mint and green chillies with 1/2 cup water to a fine paste.
3. Heat about 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker.  Add bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon.  After few minutes, add diced mangoes, carrots and peas.  Saute for 3 - 5 minutes.
4. Add drained rice, cashews and saute for a couple of minutes.  Add the ground paste, 1 cup water, salt and mix well.  Pressure cook to one whistle.  Let the pressure in the cooker drop down naturally (15 - 20 minutes) before opening the lid.
5. Mix the pulav and serve with raita.


  1. Thats a nice combo .... I bet it taste DELICIOUS

  2. Addition of mango is very interesting....loved the idea.....must be very tasty...

  3. delicious mix of flavors. pulao looks so inviting.

  4. really a yummy pulav...


  5. Woww mango & mint, together works out wonder na, very beautiful combo..

  6. Using raw mango in pulav is something really new, but am sure must have been really good...

  7. Interesting combo..sounds so delicious and wonderful

  8. beautiful combo, flavourful rice, great


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