Thursday, July 13, 2006

Mushroom - Peas Pulov & Chocolate dipped Mint Leaves

Happy to participate in Dear LG's Greenblogproject.So, I planted Mint and Purslane(Gangapayila Aaku).With my mint leaves i added minty flavour to "Pulov"
and another sweet leaves - waiting for guests to melt in their mouth after having my "Mushroom - Peas Pulov".

Pudina Plant

Nutritional Facts of Mushroom
Goodsource of essential minerals like Selenium,Potassium,Copper
Richsource of B-complex vitamins
Mushrooms are low in calories.
See this link for "Mushroom Varieties with Pictures"

Ingredients for Mushroom Pulov
Boiled Rice - 2 cups
Button Mushrooms (fresh) - 5 no,washed and wiped with cloth, chopped into thin slices
Onions - 2 medium size ,sliced into lond pieces
Green Chillies - 3 no,juliened
Garlic - 2 pods,crushed
Ginger - ½ " piece,crushed
Green Peas(Fresh or Frozen) - 2 cups
Cinnamon - ½ " piece,
Cardamom - 2no,crushed
Cloves - 2no,crushed
Cumin - 1tspn
Red chilli pwd - 1tspn
Turmeric - ½ tspn
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking

Mushroom Peas Pulov


1.Heat Oil in Saucepan,add crushed Garlic,Ginger saute until you get the aroma of Ginger,Garlic.

2.Add Cumin seeds ,juliened Green chillies,Onions and saute until Onions turn golden brown color.

3.Add chopped Mushroom and saute for 4 minutes then Add crushed Cinnamon, Cardamom, Turmeric , frozen Peas and stir well and mix well by sprinkling little water and cover with lid and leave it to cook for 3 minutes on low flame.

4.When Mushrooms,Peas are cooked add boiled Rice and stir.Add Salt and Redchilli pwd if neccessary.

5.Garnsih with "Mint" leaves and serve hot with any vegetable raita.


Chocolate dipped Mint Leaves
Semisweet Chocolate Chips - 1 cup
Mint Leaves - 15
Vegetable Oil - 1tspn


1.Melt Chocolate chips in a double boiler,until almost melted.Stir Chocolate until smooth and add Oil to get glossy look.

2.Dip Mint Leaves in the Chocolate to coat on both sides and Place on a Rolling pin covered with wax paper to give that original leaf shape. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and best to keep in freezer until you serve(just chewing).

3.Just take out from freezer and eat immediately otherwise Chocolate melts out.

Chocolate dipped Mint Leaves


Krithika said...

Coating mint leaves with chocolate is a brilliant idea. Your pulao looks great.

Thank You ,Krithika

shilpa said...

Wow.Its a brilliant idea. I wonder from where you get such amazing ideas Vineela.Hats off to u...

Thank You Shilpa.I read in some magazine "Orange Peel" dipped in chocolate.Even ,Peppermint also goes nicely with Chocolate.

Luv2cook said...


Very innovative there on the mint leaves with chocolate coating :).

Thank You ,Sam

Krithika said...

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Thank You,Krithika for helping in "Comment Moderation".Its really nice to acknowledge.

Nabeela said...

mmmm....I looove mint leaves dipped in and my friend back home used to to do that a lot!

Nice to hear that you too like those chocominty leaves.Thank You.

Vineela said...
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starry nights said...

your mint looks so healthy and green. I love mint chocolates but have never had it like this before. will try it.
Hi Starry nights,
Thank you.You can do the same thing with "Peppermint" too.But ,keep in freezer until you serve

archana said...

What an impressive idea, oh... i just loved it!!!! Thank you. Pulav looks so good too.

Thank You,Archana.I just read once from a health magazine about this and they recommend mint / peppermint leaves are good to take after meal.

Sumitha said...

The pulao looks delicious!And mint dipped in chocolate,WOW!

Thank You,Sumitha I like the information you have given about origin of biryani once in your post.

Madhu said...

Hey Vineela
Oh wow mint pulav and mint chocolate,very creative. They look awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Hi Madhu,
Thank You.

Sumi said...

even I have a pot of mint shrubs..
nice way to use those fresh mint leaves

Hi ,
Thanks for visiting Sumi and definetly post a photo of your Pudina plant in your blog.

Faffer said...

Hi Vineela,
I've visited your blog often but haven't left any comments before. You have a really nice blog and you come up with some of the most creative dishes. Chocolate-dipped mint leaves is such a brilliant idea. Keep up the great job.

Hi Faffer,
Thanks for visiting and for your kind words.

BDSN said...

WOw !! I have missed commenting on your prev posts..but all the pictures look awesome,mouthwatering Vineela!!!
Really creative!!

Thank You, BDSN

BDSN said...

WOw !! I have missed commenting on your prev posts..but all the pictures look awesome,mouthwatering Vineela!!!
Really creative!!
thank you ,bdsn

Annita said...

Your mint leaves and pulao looks really wonderful ,Vineela..And u know waht i'm gonna try your Pulao right away...Thanks for the recipe
Thank You ,Annita. i hope you will definetly enjoy your meal

Sowjanya said...

mint leaves with chocolate! Thats a brilliant idea :-)
Hi Sowjanya,
Thank You

indosungod said...

Coating Mint leaves with choclate, gret idea, Pulao looks yummy
Thank You ,ISN

Inji Pennu said...

Oh Wow!
Here Ma'm..I bow <> before you!

Vineela, you just made me sooooo happy. I remember you telling me you wont be able to participate,
since you didnt have a patio etc. And my dear Vineela, I am so glad people like you grew something than all the people with acerage yards!

Hi LG,
I like the idea of your green blog project.This is my little contribution to your great garden.Thanks for motivating us.

KrishnaArjuna said...

Chocolate dipped mint leaves!! sounds yummy they must taste divine. I love mint flavored chocolate
Your idea of dipping mint leaves in chocolate is very creative Vineela!

Hi Arjuna,
Thank You for your comments.Once we tasted Peppermint cream with Chocolate in an Italian Restaurant.My grandmom used to dip "karpoora valli leaves " in honey when we have some throat conjestion.

Revathi said...

Wow looks delicious. I love mint in anyform... The pulao just looks delicious....

Thank You,Revathi

Puspha said...

Mint & chocolate... yummy!!!!!

Thank You,Pushpa

sudha said...

The mushroom pulov is mouthwatering. I also planted mint this year and looking forward to utilize those leaves like you did.
Hi Sudha,
Post your mint plants also in your blog.Thank you.

Anonymous said...

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Priyamvada_K said...

Hi Vineela,
Tried your pulao. Came out really well. Thanks for the recipe, and the beautiful presentation.


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