Peas and Pea pod Pulao

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:6
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - long grain rice, washed, soak for 20 minutes.
  • 1/4 cup - soya beans, soaked in water overnight.
  • 1 cup - fresh green peas, boiled, drained.
  • 1/2 cup - Orange Pumpkin peeled, sliced.
  • 1/2 cup - pea pods.
  • 1 sprig - spring onions, finely chopped.
  • 1/2 cup - coconut, scraped.
  • 3 - green chillies.
  • 1 inch - piece ginger.
  • 1/4 tsp - dried Mint powder.
  • 1 tsp - kasoori methi.
  • 1 - Lemon juice extracted.
  • 1 - bay leaf.
  • 2 - cloves.
  • 2 - whole small cardamoms.
  • 1/2.5 - stick cinnamon.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 2-3 pinches asafoetida.
  • salt to taste.
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee or oil.

How to Make Peas and Pea pod Pulao

  • Pressure cook soybeans for 3-4 whistles, till they are properly cooked, but not mush.
  • Boil rice in plenty of salted water, till each grain gets separated.
  • Drain excess liquid, spread it on a plate, too cool.
  • Crush chillies, ginger, garlic, in a small mixie.
  • Add coriander, a pinch of salt and grind it for just 2-3 seconds more.
  • The coriander should look finely chopped but not crushed.
  • Heat oil in a heavy saucepan.
  • Add all whole spices, seeds, asafoetida, crushed mixture.
  • Stir, add coconut, pumpkin, peapods and half cup water.
  • Cover and cook till the pumpkin becomes tender.
  • Add peas, soybeans, mix and cook it for a minute.
  • Evaporate excess moisture, take it off the fire.
  • Add spring onions, methi, mint, lemon juice, salt.
  • Mix and add to boiled rice.
  • Mix well, till all the rice is evenly coated.
  • To heat, either place covered in microwave or hot oven.
  • Or place it inside a pressure cooker with hot water.
  • Serve hot with kadhi, kachumber or curds.