Friday, September 21, 2012

Peas pulao





Peas pulao is one of my favourite rice preparation. It is a simple rice recipe. It goes well with any paneer curry or raita. It is prepared using green peas and rice with little spices.


RECIPE:

Cooking Time: 15-10 mins
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Serve: 2
Cuisine: North Indian


Ingredients:

Long grain basmati rice: 1 cup
Green peas: 3/4 cup
Cashew: 10-12 nos
Onion: 1 small(finely chopped)
Ginger garlic paste: 1/4 tsp(optional)
Cumin seed: 1/3 tsp
Clove: 2 nos
Cinnamon stick: 1/2 inch
Black cardamom: 1
Bay Leaf: 1
Ghee
Salt to taste


Method:


  1. Wash the rice and keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 tsp ghee and fry cashew for half min then add peas and cook for 2-3 mins.
  3. Heat ghee in pan and add cumin seed, clove, Cinnamon stick, black cardamom, bay leaf and fry for min then add ginger garlic paste and chopped onion, salt and cook till onion turn light brown in color.Add rice and fry for min. .
  4. Then add 2 cups of water and cook on medium heat.
  5. When rice is 90 percent done then add fried cashew and peas and mix well. 
  6. Cover the pan and cook on low heat till rice is done.
  7. Serve with curry or dal.
Note.

Can also cook rice in rice cooker.
Ginger garlic paste is optional.



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