Flavoursome Peas Pulao

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1.5 cups - long grain rice.
  • 1/2 cup - peas boiled.
  • 1 tbsp - broken cashews.
  • 1 tbsp - soft small raisins.
  • 4 green chillies, slit.
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped.
  • 2 onions, cut into strips.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida.
  • 2 cloves.
  • 2 bay leaves.
  • 2 cardamoms.
  • 1 inch cinnamon.
  • 4-5 black peppers.
  • 3 tbsp - ghee or oil.
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala.
  • salt to taste.
  • lemon to taste.

How to Make Flavoursome Peas Pulao

  • Wash and soak rice in salted water for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil and fry onions till crisp. Drain.
  • Fry cashews till light brown, drain and keep aside.
  • Add cumin seeds to remaining oil and allow to splutter.
  • Add asafoetida, cloves, bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon, pepper and stir.
  • Add green chillies, drained rice and stir gently till well coated. Add raisins.
  • Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Simmer covered till 3/4 done.
  • Add more water if required.
  • Add peas, fried cashew, onions (save some for garnish), garam masala, salt and lemon to taste.
  • Stir gently with a spatula. Cover and finish cooking till all water evaporates.
  • Garnish with coriander and some saved fried onions.
  • Serve hot with kadhi or a spicy curry.