firstly, in a small blender take handful mint and coriander.

also add 3 cloves garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, ¼ onion and 2 tbsp coconut.

further, add 1 star anise, 2 pods cardamom, 5 cloves, ½ inch cinnamon and ½ tsp pepper.

blend to smooth paste adding water as required. keep aside.

in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin and 1 bay leaf until it turns aromatic.

add 10 cashews and roast until it turns golden brown.

further, add 1 onion and saute well.

also, add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.

now add ½ potato, ½ capsicum, ½ carrot, 2 tbsp peas and 5 beans.

saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.

add in the prepared masala paste and saute well.

further, add 2 cup water and 1 tsp salt.

also, add 1 cup basmati rice and mix well.

cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles or until rice are cooked well.

finally, pudina pulao / mint rice recipe ready to be served with raita.