Kothamalli pulav (Coriander leaves Pulav)

Serving:2 |Type: Rice


Basmati Rice -1 ½  cup
Onion -1/2 cup  (chopped)
Water -3 to 3 ½ cups
Salt -to taste
Ginger &Garlic Paste -1tsp



Oil & Ghee -3tbsp
Cloves -2
Cinnamon -1 inch
Bay leaves -1


For Grinding:

Coriander Leaves -1 cup
Green Chili -4
Mint Leaves -20
Water -less than ¼  cup
Garlic, ginger -2 , ½ inch



  1. Soak the rice for 10-15 minutes, drain it and keep it aside.
  2. Take a heavy bottom vessel heat with oil and ghee add seasonings.
  3. Now add ½ cup onion sauté well up to 1 minute ,add ginger garlic paste fry it well.
  4. Now add ground paste fry it about 2 minutes in medium flame, then add rice fry for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add water and salt cook it in the rice cooker .
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  7. Serve it hot with raitha


  1. You can add 1 tomato while sauté  the onion.
  2. You can cook the rice in open pan with lid. After adding the water boil it well ,stir it and check the salt then cover the pan and cook it very low flame about 10-15 minutes. Don’t stir the rice after cover the pan, then turn off the stove.


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