Corn Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 10-12 cashews
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 4 or 5 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 4 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Corn Peas Pulao

  • First soak the basmati rice in 3.5 cups of water for 20 minutes. Pressure cook the rice and then allow it to cool.
  • In a heavy saucepan, heat the oil. Add cumin and mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Then, add onions, bay leaves and the ginger-garlic paste and fry them until they turn brown.
  • To the same oil, add the corn, peas, turmeric, chilli, salt and masala powders. Cover and cook till they turn brown.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix well and wait for 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with cashews and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with curd.