Kheema Pilaf/Keema Pulao/Mince Pulav

This is a very easy & delicious pilaf which needs no marination ,no grinding gets ready in no time no much preparation needed .Perfect when you want something yummy & feel lazy to cook.This is one best alternative to rich biryanis.

250 gms Mutton /Beef /Chicken Kheema/Mince
2.5 cups Basmati rice.
1 onion chopped fine
2 onion sliced & fried till crisp brown
2 tomatoes chopped
 2 green chillies chopped
1.5 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 bay leaves
1 tsp roasted cumin powder/jeera powder
1 tsp shahi jeera
1 inch cinnamon
2-3 cloves
2 green cardamon
1 black cardamon
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 cup curds
2 tbsp oil.
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
1 tbsp mint leaves chopped
salt to taste.

  • Wash the rice well & soak for 5 min in water.
  • Wash the mince well & drain excess water.
  • In a vessel heat oil add chopped bay leaves, whole spices ,chopped onions& fry till the onions turn light brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste & saute till raw smell goes away.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes & green chillies & cook till tomatoes turn mushy .
  • Mix in mince & saute for 5-7 min.
  • Then add the powdered masalas ,salt &curds.
  • Saute on medium flame till oil separates.
  • Add the fried onions & chopped coriander & mint leaves.
  • Now add the washed rice ,fry for 5 min.
  • Add water & bring it to a nice boil.
  • Then simmer & cook till rice is fluffy.
  • Serve hot with raita.
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  1. Lovely pilaf and perfect for raita.

  2. Looks sooo good ... Actually I am drooling to eat a good biriyani or a spicy pulav

  3. Im drooling here..pulav looks so yummy..very tasty

  4. looks super yumm...i'm loving it...will try it soon

  5. Bookmarked the delicious recipe :)...Will try soon

  6. Hi Gloria, this dish looks super! It's making me hungry! My family & I love Indian food, we cook it quite often. Will be trying your recipes. :)

  7. Looks really very very good. Super!

  8. This would be so yummy! I can almost smell and taste it in my mind :) Next time I will have minced meat I should try it..

  9. Anything with rice will get me all excited. There lovable flavor in the pulav and good to the last bit.

  10. Looks too good dear ...drooling over here !!

  11. Hi Gloria. This seriously looks yumm.. love it.

  12. My family would love to lap this up for their weekend lunch. Sounds delicious.

  13. Luce muy delicioso Gloria yum yum,abrazos.delicioso

  14. Thanks for. The blog gloria delicious recipes here..!

  15. too delicious...loved it ..wish i could taste it..