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basil leaves pulao special desi recipes

basil leaves pulao | తులసి ఆకుల పులావ్ | तुलसी पुलाव | basil leaves biryani | special desi recipes


Basil Leaves Pulao -Healthy and tasty basil leave pulao with coconut milk. Basil leaves is an herb in the mint family. It adds flavor to the dish, its nutrients may provide many health benefits. Basil leaves coconut milk pulao is one of the aromatic, tasty, and healthy rice dishes one should try once in a while. Basil leaves ( Tulasi ) is one of the oldest herbs known for their healing and healthful properties have been the most treasured knowledge across the world. One can see basil plants outside many Indian households, in one decorated pot( Tulasi Kota) designed with "swathik" "Om" and colored with yellow. Holy basil is offered in the form of prasad to the god. Usually, we don't pluck the leaves from the holy basil plant. These leaves are taken from other plants which we usually use for cooking as it contains many medicinal benefits. We keep two different plants, one for doing pooja and the other for cooking purposes.


basil leaves special desi recipes

Basil leaves have many health benefits as it supports liver function and helps to detoxify the body. Basil leaves promote a healthy gut and diabetic management. Consumption of basil could also soothe a fever, headache, sore throat, cold, cough, and flu. Its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties help to manage stress and fight against depression.

For this recipe, I used fresh basil leaves and fresh coconut milk of the first extract. This recipe even can make with normal regular rice instead of basmati rice. Basmati rice is used only to look and for the smell. One can even skip the biryani masala ingredients if one wants only the taste and flavor of basil leaves but, adding those gives very aromatic and flavourful pulao.

Video Recipe Of Basil Leaves Pulao



Ingredients:

  • Basil Leaves - 1/2 Cup + 2 Tbsps.
  • Ghee - 1 Tbsp.
  • Oil - 3 Tbsps.
  • Bay Leaves - 3
  • Cinnamon - 1 Inch
  • Cardamom - 3
  • Cloves - 5
  • Shahjeera - 1 Tsp.
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp.
  • Dagad Phool - 1 Tbsp.
  • Mace
  • Nutmeg Powder - 1/4th Tsp.
  • Kapok Buds - 2
  • Japatri
  • Onions - 2
  • Green Chillies - 9
  • Curry Leaves
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1/2 Tbsp.
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Coconut Milk - 2 Cups
  • Coriander Seeds Powder - 1 Tsp.
  • Black Pepper Powder - 1 Tsp.
  • Salt - As Required
  • Basmati Rice - 1 Cup.

Preparation:

  • In a bowl add basmati rice along with water and wash well.
  • Remove water and add water and soak for about 20 minutes.
  • In a blender add basil leaves and blend.
  • Now in a pan add ghee along with oil.
  • When oil gets heated up add bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, shah jeera, cumin seeds, mace, japatri, crushed black pepper, and nutmeg powder and saute 15 seconds.
  • Then add onions along with salt and mix well.
  • When onions changes color, green chilies, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  • When it releases aroma, add blended basil leaves and mix.
  • Now add coconut milk along with salt and coriander powder.
  • Mix well and boil.
  • When the milk gets boil add soaked basmati rice and mix well.
  • Now close and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, add chopped basil leaves and mix well.
  • Again close and cook till the rice is cooked well.
  • Finally serve this hot and healthy recipe with onions and raita.

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Detail Photo Recipe Of Basil Leaves Coconut Milk Pulao

  • In a bowl add basmati rice along with water and wash well.
  • Remove water and add water and soak for about 20 minutes.


  • In a blender add basil leaves and blend.


  • Now in a pan add ghee along with oil.
  • When oil gets heated up add bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, shah jeera, cumin seeds, mace, japatri, crushed black pepper, and nutmeg powder and saute 15 seconds.



  • Then add onions along with salt and mix well.



  • When onions change color, green chilies, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste and saute well.

  • When it releases aroma, add tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes become soft then add blended basil leaves and mix.






  • Now add coconut milk along with salt and coriander powder.
  • Mix well and boil.


  • When the milk gets boil add soaked basmati rice and mix well.




  • Now close and cook for about 5 minutes.

  • After 5 minutes, add chopped basil leaves and mix well.
  • Again close and cook till the rice is cooked well.



  • Finally serve this hot and healthy recipe with onions and raita.


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