Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - rice
  • 250 g - green peas
  • 3 medium sized onions
  • 4 cups - water to cook rice
  • 1 to 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 small piece - cinnamon
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 to 3 bay leaves
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 2 to 3 cloves
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil

How to Make Peas Pulao

  • Pick, wash and soak the rice for twenty minutes.
  • Finely slice the onions lengthwise. Heat oil.
  • Add cumin seeds, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves.
  • Fry for a second and add the sliced onions.
  • Fry the onions on a low flame till they are golden brown in colour.
  • Add red chilli powder and fry for a couple of seconds.
  • Add the green peas and saute for a minute.
  • Add rice, water, and salt to taste. Mix well. Give it a boil.
  • After the first boil, simmer the gas and cook stirring the rice once or twice while being cooked.
  • Cook till the rice is done.
  • Serve with any raita.