Spicy Peas and Carrot Pulao

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 - onion, sliced vertically
  • 3 - green chillies
  • 1 cup - peas
  • 3 to 4 - carrots, diced
  • Spices:
  • Ginger - according to taste
  • 5 - cloves
  • 5 - cardamoms
  • Cilantro - a few leaves
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • Other:
  • 2 cups - Rice (Basmati or any other long grain variety
  • 3 tbsp - butter
  • Salt - according to taste

How to Make Spicy Peas and Carrot Pulao

  • Grind the ginger, cardamoms and cloves to a fine paste adding a little water.
  • Melt the butter, add onions and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Add the paste and fry a little more.
  • Add cilantro leaves. Then add the vegetables and fry again for some time.
  • Add the rice and keep stirring until the rice turns crisp.
  • Add salt and chilli powder.
  • Add exactly 2.75 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook for 8 - 10 minutes (don't let it cook too long).
  • Serve hot with raita.

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