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Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom Pulao is a delicious North Indian rice recipe. Its easy and quick  to prepare. It tastes great with a spicy chicken curry or even dum aloo and raita.

Ingredients:
  1. Basmati Rice: 1 cup
  2. Water: 2 cup
  3. Mushroom: 20 cut into quarters
  4. Onions: 1 large thinly sliced
  5. Green chilly: 2-4 depending on how spicy you like, slit into 2 
  6. Mint Leaves: chopped 1/2 cup
  7. Green Peas: 1/2 cup
  8. Coriander Leaves: chopped 1/2 cup
  9. Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
  10. Ghee: 2 tbs
  11. Bay leaves: 2 
  12. Cinnamon Stick : 1/2 inch
  13. Cardamon: 2 
  14. Cashew nuts: a hand full
  15. Fried Onion: 1/2 cup
Procedure:
Heat ghee in a pan add bay leaves, whole garam masala, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, sauté it and add cashew nuts cook it till cashew nuts are brown in color.
Add slice onions, mushrooms, salt, green chilly, green peas, coriander leaves and mint and fry for a minute or so.

From here you can go 2 ways:

1st procedure:
Add 1 cup of washed rice into the pan and fry for 2 mins.
Transfer the mix into rice cooker add 2 cup of water and turn on the rice heater to the white rice / cook mode and wait for the timer to go off.
And your mushroom pulao is done.
Before serving add the fried onions and mix well, this give the pulao a beautiful smell and slight crunch.

2nd Procedure:
Cook the rice separately through your favorite procedure, before you start working on the mushroom mix.
Once the mushroom is cooked through.
Add the cooked rice and mix well and cook for 2-3 mix and turn off the heat.

Before serving add the fried onions and mix well, this give the pulao a beautiful smell and slight crunch

Prepare it either ways and enjoy the pulao with raita and a spicy curry and enjoy.
Till then Happy Blogging.
Rakhee

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