Potli pulao is super easy to make. You can serve potli pulao with salad and raita. Also you can serve potli pulao with green chili pickle or mixed pickle. Enjoy this amazing recipe for potli pulao.

Prepare in : 15 mins
Cook in : 50 mins


  • Meat: 1/2 kg
  • Rice: 4
  • 2 Onions
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 6 Green Chilies
  • 1-inch piece Ginger
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Mint
  • 1 Cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seed, Black
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seed, White
  • 1 Teaspoon Kewra Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Pulao Masala (50grams)
  • Mixed Pickle: As per requirement

Put the rice to soak and meanwhile cook the meat with garlic cloves, ginger, Pulao Masala, white cumin seed and 4 glasses of water.

When the meat is tender, drain the stock and keep it aside.

In a deep pot, heat the oil, fry the onions, and sprinkle in the black cumin seed.

Add the cooked and drained meat and yogurt, brown well.

Pour the stock back into the pot, and stir in the green chilies and rice.

Cook covered until the rice is almost tender.

Mix in fresh mint, steam until the rice is done.

Sprinkle with kewra water and serve hot with Mixed Pickle.


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