Jeera Pulao with peas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - frozen peas
  • 2 cups - basmati rice, washed and soaked for 15 minutes
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - shahjeera
  • 2 - green chillies, slit opened
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • Few - mint leaves
  • To taste - salt
  • As required - oil

How to Make Jeera Pulao with peas

  • Take enough oil in a microwave bowl, along with cumin seeds and shahjeera. Cook in a microwave oven, for a minute in high.
  • Add the frozen peas, slit opened green chillies, garam masala powder and salt. Cook everything, for 5 minutes (stir in between).
  • Add the soaked rice, along with 3 cups of water. Cook everything for 20-25 minutes (stir twice or thrice in between), until the rice gets well cooked.
  • Garnish with mint leaves.
  • Dice the onion and tomato.
  • Take a few drops of oil in a microwave safe bowl. Add in the diced onions and tomatoes. Cook everything, in high for 5 minutes (stir in between).
  • Once they get cooled, grind as a paste.
  • Take enough oil in the same microwave safe bowl. Add the bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon stick. Cook in high for 2 minutes.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, ground onion-tomato paste, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and cook for 5-7 minutes in high.
  • Meanwhile, soak the paneer cubes in hot water, to soften them.
  • Add rajma and soaked paneer cubes to the cooking spices. Cook for 5 minutes in high.
  • Add enough water to make a thick masala. Cook everything for 15-20 minutes in high, until the gravy turns thick.
  • Enjoy the hot pulao along with rajma paneer masala.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe