Haryanvi Aloo Chutney Pulao

Haryana is a state in Northern India, surrounding by New Delhi on 3 sides. Haryanvi  Cuisine is famous for its simple cooking and is mostly vegetarian. Most popular dishes being kadhi, pakoda,   besan masala roti, churma, singri ki sabzi, tamatar chutney. Aloo chutney pulao is one of the authentic dish from Haryana. The flavors of fresh coriander and mint chutney in the pulao gives you a unique taste and freshness. The chutney can be made ahead and stored in refrigerator. Usually baby potatoes are used to make  this dish instead of regular cubed or diced potatoes.

Haryanvi Aloo Chutney Pulao goes to 9th day of BM 99 under the  mega theme " Biryani / Pulao / Kichidi with Grains".

Ingredients for Chutney:

Mint leaves 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves 1 cup
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Lime juice 1 spoon
Ginger 1 inch 
Garlic cloves 4
Salt to taste

Ingredients For Pulao:

Basmati Rice / long grain rice 1 cup
Baby Potatoes 6
Onion 1 small slices
Cardamom 2
Cinnamon 1 inch 
Bay leaf 1
Cloves 3
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsp
Water 1 1/2 cup
Chopped cilantro for garnishing


Wash and soak Basmati rice for 30 minutes.
Add all the ingredients under chutney and grind into smooth paste.
Add very little water if required.
Peel the skin of baby potatoes and prick them.
Marinate the potatoes in chutney for 10-15 minutes.
Heat oil in  presser cooker and add all the whole spices.
Saute for few seconds and add sliced onions.
Saute till onions turn light brown.
Now add the marinated potatoes with chutney.

Add salt to taste and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Now add soaked rice and fry the rice for 3-4 minutes.
Add 1 1/2 cup water and mix thoroughly.
Cover and cook for 2 whistles.
Let the presser release naturally before opening the lid.
Serve hot with cucumber & carrot raita.

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vaishali sabnani said...

Wow ! Baby potatoes and chutney, that’s a lovely combo and I am drooling over these easy to make pressure cooked rice .

Kalyani said...

what a flavourful pulao is that... would love to make it for my kids' lunchbpx / family Sunday brunch

Suma Gandlur said...

I am looking at that rice with awe. The grains look so perfectly made and so long. The chutney pulao looks vibrant and sounds very flavorful with the cilantro - mint base.

Srividhya said...

I am all up for rice recipes with mint and cilantro. This is very inviting especially with that potatoes.

Srivalli said...

The rice has turned out perfect Sushma, with that chutney and baby aloo, it must have been a feast!

Gayathri Kumar said...

This is one of our fav recipes this month. The green chutney and aloo makes up a delicious combination in this rice.

Harini R said...

I have bookmarked this from Gayathri's space and here you are again with this flavorful biryani again. Love the flavors there.

Sharmila Kingsly said...

How perfect the pulao looks.. The long grains makes me hungry already!!

Pavani said...

The pulao looks amazing and delicious! Perfect for lunchbox! Thank you for sharing

Swati said...

The pulao recipe with cilantro sounds very flavourful. Will Love to make it for weekend brunch with a simple raita.

cookwithrenu said...

Love chutney and love pulao and this is like combining the best of both and with potato is like just awesome. too good