Sapsige Pulav/Dill Leaves Pulav

I found this recipe while googling for various types of pulav. It tastes yumm! Thanks Mamta for sharing this recipe with us. Please visit Karnataka Recipes for the original recipe.

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However I always document the recipe in my blog, just in case I need it for my later reference.
Ponni/Sonamasuri/Basmati Rice - 2 cups (washed)
Peas/Avarekaalu - 1/2 cup
Dill leaves- 1.5 cups(chopped finely)
Onions : 2 (chopped)
Tomatoes - 3 Nos.
Garlic - 2 big pods
Ginger - 1 inch
Green Chillies - 10 Nos.
Bay leaf - 1 (I did not use at all)
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 2 * 1"sticks
Oil: 3 tbsp
Grind to smooth paste ginger, garlic, green chillies and tomato.

1.Heat oil in a cooker pan, add bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon. Let them brown.
2.Add chopped onions and fry till they turn transclucent.
3.Add half cup of chopped dill leaves, avarekaalu/peas and fry for next 3-4 minutes.
4.Add ground paste and fry for 5 minutes.
5.Add salt, washed rice, required amount of water to cook rice. When water starts boiling taste water and check for salt adjust if necessary. Add remaining dill leaves and mix. Close the cooker lid and cook till 3 whistles. Wait til the pressure comes down.
6.Enjoy Pulav hot with thick curds.


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29 comments:

Asha said...

I just bought dill today, will see if I can make it. Busy getting ready for birthdays. Pulao looks great, enjoy! :)

Cham said...

Another variety to try for. The pulav should be aromatic!

Ramya Bala said...

Delicious Lakshmi,Looks very simple too...A must try :)

Ashwini said...

Love Pulav of any kind..Looks yummy and delish...

A_and_N said...

I love love Dill! :)

Priti said...

Looks nice...Dill pulav...umm interesting....inbtw yday made BBB again from your recipe (Kept thinking abt you)...will post soon :)

Vani said...

Avarekalu and sapsige soppu in a pulao?! Gotta be FAB! :)

sowmya said...

thats a good idea of making pulao with dill leaves..i got dill leaves for the first time last week...my hubby did not like it much..but i loved the subji with it..

TheKeyBunch said...

I am crazy abt sabsige soppu...so much that i find a way to add it to every breakfast I make. Thanks fr the recipe.

LG said...

@ Sowmya,
If you haven't eaten dill in large quantities before it is difficult to accept the strong aroma of these leaves, but Pulav tasted so nice that I had to post it here :D

@Vani,
Yes vani you are right! it tasted FAB.

@Rekha & Sharon,
:D looks like you love dill like us :) trying to find a place for dill everywhere.

@Cham,
Try it cham, you won't be disappointed.

@All Dill Lovers,
You guys got to try it! I am sure you will like it :)

notyet100 said...

looks yummy,pulav with dill leaves is new for me,..:-)

Shama Nagarajan said...

looks yummy and lovely

rekhas kitchen said...

wow superb yummy love that sapsige smell mmmmmmm

Sanghi said...

New one for me..! Will try out lakshmi..!

Happy cook said...

Looks really colforting and delicious to eat.

YOSEE said...

At last , something exciting to make with that dull old Sapsige !

Priya said...

Addition of dill leaves makes the pulav more aromatic na!! delicious!!

DEESHA said...

I just made Dill kootu today .. I too was looking for Dill pulav recipe but didn't find one .. am gonna make this next time I buy sapsige soppu

AnuSriram said...

Wow.. that looks delicious! Tempting picture!

jayasri said...

Oh! what a coincidence kanree, eevathashte I opened blog & was going through everybody's reccipes..and lo! here I see sabsige soppu pulav, believe it or not, I just thought let me use dill in my pulav yesterday and it came out so well & here I see the same thing but I have made it little different and I will be poting it soon...well, next time I will try this one too...

LG said...

@jayashree,
oh tats a sweet coincidence......

Prathibha said...

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Mangala Bhat said...

wow ! one of my favs ...dil ..i love tha aroma of that soppu ..hey thanks ri recipe ge ..cheenagide
thanks for the comment @ my blog keeo visiting happy cooking

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds new to me and simple enough to give it a try!

Priti said...

Please collect your award from my blog

Smitha said...

Looks yum...Enjoyed Pulav this morning MIL had prepared.. she was asking me what i would prefer to do with the remaining averekalu. I am gonna suggest this recipe.
..love from India

Chitra said...

hmmm,the recipe looks yummmm lakshmi:)

LG said...

@ Deesha,
ohh..houda. Maadri..chennagittu sapsige pulav.

@Smitha,
ohooo...Madam innu blog nenpide ri ..parvigilla :D naneno marthe hogirtheera ankonde. I saw your mail dear, will reply soon :) Enjoy your time ;)

Anonymous said...

never had this before. Really unique recipe, thanks for sharing.