3 August, 2016
Potato pulao is very simple and aromatic pulao. I make different variety of pulao and this is one of my favorite pulao from my childhood. Kids love potato dishes so you can pack this pulao in kids lunch box and i am sure they will love it. Hope you will try this recipe and please share your feedback with us.
Preparation time – 30 mins
Cooking time – 10 mins
Recipe type – Main course
Serve – 2-3
Measurement cup used 1 cup = 220 ml
Basmati rice – 1 ¼ cups (better use oil basmati rice)
Potato / aloo – 2 medium size and cut into cubes
Turmeric powder / haldi – ½ tsp
Red chili powder – ¼ tsp
Bay leaf – 1- 2
Clove – 4-5
Cinnamon stick – 2 inch
Green cardamom / elaichi – 3-4
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Curd – 3-4 tbsp
Salt – as per taste
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Water – 2 – 2 ¼ cups
For making green paste
Ginger – 1 inch
Garlic clove – 5-6
Green chili – 1-2
Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds / jeera – 1 tsp
Fennel seeds / saumph – 1 tsp
Rinse 1 ¼ cups of basmati rice with water 2-3 times then soak it in water for 30 minutes. Then later drain all the water from the rice and set aside.
For making green masala take all the ingredients under ‘for making green masala’ in a small blender and make smooth paste. Set aside.
I made this pulao in pressure cooker so heat 2 tbsp of ghee in pressure cooker.
Add 1 bay leaf, ½ tsp mustard seeds, 4-5 clove, 3-4 green cardamom and 2 inch cinnamon stick, allow them to crackle nice
Add 1medium thinly sliced onion and fry until they begin to get light brown.
Add 1 medium sliced tomato, fry for a minute.
Then add the green masala paste, ½ tsp turmeric and ¼ tsp red chili powder, fry for a minute.
Add 3-4 tbsp of curd and fry until curd’s water evaporates.
Add 2 medium sized cubed potatoes. Fry a minute.
Add drained the basmati rice. Stir and mix the rice evenly with the masala.
Add water. You can add 2 to 2 ¼ cups of water. Do add water depending on the quality of basmati rice. Stir very well.
Cover and pressure cook it for 2 to 3 whistles or 6-7 minutes.
When pressure stales down on its own garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.
Rinse and soak 1 1/4 cup of basmati rice for 30 minutes
Take 1 tsp fennel seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 inch ginger, 5-6 garlic, 1-2 green chili and 2 tbsp green coriander
Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a pressure cooker
Add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 4-5 green cardamom, 2 inch cinnamon, 4-5 clove and 1 bay leaf, allow them to crackle
Add 1 medium sliced onion, saute until turning light brown
Add 1 medium sliced tomato, fry for minute
Add green masala paste
Add 1/2 tsp turmeric and 1/4 – 1/2 tsp red chili powder, fry for minutes
Add 3-4 tbsp curd
Fry until water evaporates
Add 2 medium potato cubes
Add drained basmati rice
Fry for a minute
Add 2 to 2 1/4 cups of water
Pressure cook for 2-3 whistle or for 5-6 minutes
After cooker settles down on its own
If u like my recipe please share your feedback. Each of your comments are valuable for me and they encourse me to cook a lot. Thank you so much.
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