Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Green Peas Pulao

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Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1. Basmati rice - 2 cups, washed in a few changes of water and soaked for 30 mins to an hr
2. Oil or Ghee - 2 tbsp
3. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
4. Dry Red chillies - 2-3
5. Cinnamon stick - 1 inch piece
6. Green cardamom, 3-4 lightly crushed
7. Onion - 1 small, chopped lengthwise
8. Garlic cloves - 2-3 small, finely chopped
9. Green chillies - 3-4, finely chopped
10. Cilantro - 1 cup, finely chopped
11. Frozen peas - 1 cup
12. Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
13. Salt - To taste

Preparation: 

1. Heat oil/ghee in a saucepan. Add the cumin seeds, red chillies, cinnamon stick and cardamom.
2. Add the chopped garlic and onion. Mix until the onion sweats, 2-3 minutes.
3. Add the peas, green chillies, cilantro, garam masala and salt. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
4. Add the rice and mix lightly until it gets coated with the masala.
5. Add about 3 1/2 cups of water. Cover and cook for 10- 12 minutes.
6. Open and fluff gently with a fork.

Enjoy! :D



2 comments:

  1. Preetz dear, wats green cardamom?The ones we get are normal dried cardamoms.

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  2. Hello dear! Anju... It is just our regular Elakka only. :)

    ReplyDelete

 
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