Mushroom pulao

Here is the recipe of  mushroom pulao.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time:  30 minutes

Serves: 3


  • 250 grams mushrooms
  • 1 cups basmati rice ( Jeera rice also can be used in this recipe)
  • 1 large onion , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium tomato, chopped
  • Few mint leaves , chopped
  • Few coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 green chilly, slitted ( add 2 to 3 for more spice)
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • salt to taste


  1. Soak basmati rice for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. In a cooker, heat 1 tablespoon oil/ghee, add onion and saute well till light golden brown.
  3. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  4. Add green chilly, mint leaves, coriander leaves , tomato and saute for few seconds.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, garam masala powder, salt and saute well for a minute.
  6. Then add sliced mushrooms and saute for few seconds.
  7. To this add washed and drained rice and gently saute for a minute.
  8. Then add 2 cups of hot water. Mix gently and close the lid.
  9. Cook on medium to high heat. After 1 whistle switch off the flame.
  10. Let the pressure settle. Open the lid and fluff the rice with a fork .
  11. Mushroom pulao is ready to serve.

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