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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Greens Pulao | Type 2 | Step-by-Step Recipe!

Greens Pulao is simple and easy recipe. I have already posted Keerai Pulao here, this is with slight changes.
Ingredients
Keerai/Greens - 1 bunch(Any greens)
Coriander leaves -1/2 cup
Basmati Rice - 2 cups
Carrot - 1 cup chopped lengthwise
Water - 4 cups
Green Chilli - 2 nos(As per your taste)
Ginger - 2 tspns
Garlic - 1 big
Onion - 2nos
Cashews - few
Spices - 1 no each(Krambu,Elakka,Pattai /Clove, Cinamon, Cardamom)
Oil - 3 tablespoons
Garam Masala - 1/2 tspn
Coconut - 1 cup or coconut milk - see notes
Salt
Step by Step pictures

Preparation Method
Wash and soak Basmati Rice.
Wash keerai /greens and coriander.
In a mixie or blender, add coconut, greens, coriander, ginger, garlic, 1 no onion, green chilli and spices. Grind it to coarse paste in mixie or blender.
Heat a pressure cooker, add oil and ghee. Add Bayleaf, Add chopped onion, a pinch of salt, saute till onions are transparant.
Now add grounded keerai mixture and saute for few minutes. Add carrot and mix well.
Add soacked rice, water, coconut milk,(if adding coconut milk) salt, garam masala and mix. Allow it to boil and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Wait for steam to release and slowly mix. Garnish with cashews.



Greens Pulao is ready to serve. Serve warm with Raitha | Channa Masala |Gravy and fryums/papad.

Notes - You can add green peas and corn.(I ran out of it)
You can avoid carrot, you can add in potato and beans. 
Check on water and coconut milk, reduce accordingly
You can just use Palak

14 comments:

Chandrani on February 1, 2012 at 3:21 PM said...

Green pulao looks yumm...

Nisa Homey on February 1, 2012 at 5:27 PM said...

Yummy and healthy pulav.

Sowmya on February 1, 2012 at 7:54 PM said...

Simple,healthy pulao..colourful presentation!

Anjali Bapna Shukla on February 1, 2012 at 8:07 PM said...

That's a fantastic idea to go green with rice! I loved the theme you worked on..healthy as well as beautiful! :)

Priya on February 1, 2012 at 8:22 PM said...

Wat a healthy and catchy pulao.

Premalatha Aravindhan on February 1, 2012 at 8:31 PM said...

delicious pulov sara,luks so colourful...

Hema on February 1, 2012 at 9:47 PM said...

Healthy and colorful pulao..

Sravs on February 1, 2012 at 10:42 PM said...

inviting green pulao !! looks wonderful !!

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Aarthi on February 2, 2012 at 1:14 AM said...

This looks awesome..Yummy Recipe

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Anu on February 2, 2012 at 1:28 AM said...

Looks yum .First time here. Happy 2 follow u

Priya dharshini on February 2, 2012 at 10:11 AM said...

Pulao luks so gud and colorful...

RAKS KITCHEN on February 2, 2012 at 11:42 PM said...

Sounds interesting sara! And congrats on moving to your own domain! :)

Priya Yallapantula on February 3, 2012 at 2:02 AM said...

Yes, that indeed looks simple and delicious and very filling :)

maha on February 4, 2012 at 1:00 AM said...

Simple and healthy pulao..looks colourful

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