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Kids love mushrooms specially stir fries. I got my hands on these good quality mushrooms and I made Pulav for kids lunch boxes. They loved the taste and I love the simplicity of this Pulav.
Sisters kids were visiting and they loved the Pulav too. So, I can say it tastes good both hot and cold.  I’m sending this recipe to Blogging Marathon #71 under one pot dishes.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serves : 3-4

Ingredients:

Long grain rice : 2 1/2 cups
Mushrooms: 200 grams washed and cubed
Onion : 1 large sliced
Ginger garlic paste : 1 tablespoon
Green chilies: 4 -6 slit
Cilantro/coriander leaves : 1 small bunch chopped
Mint leaves : 2 tablespoons
Garamond masala : 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder : 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Water : 5 cups

For Tempering:

Cloves : 7
Elachi/ cardamom: 2
Bay leaves : 2
Cinnamon: 2″ stick

Method:

Heat oil in a pot, add ingredients listed under for Tempering and fry for 1 minute.
Add onions and green chilies, sauté for 3 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 30 seconds until the smell is gone.
Add mint and cilantro leaves, fry for 30 seconds.
Add mushroom pieces and all the spices. Fry for 3 minutes.
Add rice and fry for 2 minutes. Add water, check for salt and close lid.
Cook for 20-25 minutes until the rice is done. Let it rest for 5 minutes before opening the lid.
Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve hot.

Note : You can soak the rice 15 minutes before frying.