Kottambari Pulav

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Kottambari Pulav ~ Coriander Pulav
Ingredients :
Coriander Leaves - 1 cup packed
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon - 2" piece
Coconut - 6tbsp
Garlic - 2 (we get big ones here, so I use only 2 cloves)
Green Chillies - 5

Vegetables - Green peas (if you wish to add other vegetables, you may add)
Bread Pieces  from 3 slices of bread. Deep fry them in oil and keep it ready.
Rice : 200g (Basmati Rice)
Curry Leaves : few
Oil : 2 tbsp

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1. Rinse and soak basmati rice in water for 15mins.

2. Clean and wash coriander leaves. Grind coriander leaves, garlic, cinnamon and green chillies  into smooth paste with little water.

3. Thaw green peas and keep it ready for pulav.

4. Heat oil in pressure cooker. Add in coriander n spices paste. Fry till the paste thickens a bit.

5. Add in peas, rice and mix well. Add salt, water for rice to cook and mix well. Pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles.

6. When cooker cools down, pour the rice in a plate and mix with fork and put back the rice in the cooker. This time, layer the rice with bread slices. Let it sit in the cooker for 20 mins, before your serve it cool raita or mosaru sasive :)

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chef and her kitchen said...

I love this..its very flavorful pulav..

Priya Suresh said...

One of my fav pulao, its been a while i prepared at home,tempting me.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

New recipe to me nice....

Unknown said...

Pulav & raita, yumm for a lunch. Looks very inviting Lakshmi.

Suresh Urs said...

Pulav we know but with Kotumbari really it is of nice and different type of recipe. Great. Thanks for the different recipe idea.

Sandhya said...

Hi Lakshmi,

Last week madidde ri kottambari pulao. Super hit. Thanks for sharing the recipe.