Plain Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 3 cups -Basmati rice
  • 1 cup - boiled peas
  • 2 tbsp- cashews
  • 2 tbsp-raisins
  • 8- green chillies
  • 2 tbsp- coriander finely chopped.
  • 2- onions cut into strips.
  • 1 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 tsp - garam masala.
  • salt.
  • lemon

How to Make Plain Peas Pulao

  • Wash rice and soak in salted water for half an hour.
  • Heat oil, fry onions till crisp.
  • Fry cashews till light brown, drain, keep aside.
  • Add cumin seeds to remaining oil and allow it to splutter.
  • Add asafoetida, cloves, bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon, peppers, stir.
  • Add green chillies, drained rice, stir gently till well coated. Add raisins.
  • Add water, 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.
  • Cover and finish off cooking till all water evaporates.
  • Garnish with coriander and some saved fried onions.
  • Serve hot with kadhi or a spicy curry.