Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Mushroom Pulav


  1. Basmati rice- 1 cup
  2. Mushroom( sliced thick)-250 gms
  3. Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  4. Bay leaf- 1 no
  5. Cardamom pods- 2 nos
  6. Cloves- 4 nos
  7. Cinnamon stick- 2" piece
  8. Onion (chopped)-1 no ( medium)
  9. Green chilies (chopped)- 1 no ( or to taste)
  10. Ginger ( chopped finely)- 1/2 tbsp
  11. Garlic ( chopped)-1/2 tbsp
  12. Green peas( frozen)-1/4 to 1//2 cup
  13. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  14. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  15. Coriander leaves( chopped)- 1/4 cup
  16. salt to taste
  17. Oil
  18. Water-2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cup( appr)


  • Wash basmati rice,drain well and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add bay leaf,cardamom,cloves and cinnamon ,saute for few seconds or until fragrant.
  • Now add onion ,green chili,ginger and garlic.Saute until translucent.
  • Add the sliced mushroom and salt,saute for about 5 to 10 minutes or until the moisture released from the mushroom is completely absorbed.
  • Now add green peas,turmeric powder and garam masala.Mix well.
  • Add rice and chopped coriander leaves ,Saute for about a minute.
  • Now add water  and salt to taste to the pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Cover the pan and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes or until the rice is just done.
  • Switch off the stove and fluff up the rice using a fork.Keep it covered for another 5 minutes before serving.

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