Special Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - long grain rice.
  • 1/4 cup - peas (boiled)
  • 1/2 tbsp - cashews and raisins.
  • 2 green chillies, slit.
  • 1/2 tbsp - coriander (finely chopped).
  • 1 onion (cut into strips).
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 3-4 pinches of asafoetida.
  • 2 cloves.
  • 2 bay leaves.
  • 2 cardamoms.
  • 1 inch cinnamon.
  • 4-5 black peppercorns.
  • 3 tbsp - ghee or oil.
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala.
  • salt to taste.
  • lemon juice to taste.

How to Make Special Peas Pulao

  • Wash rice and keep aside.
  • Heat oil and fry onions.
  • Fry cashews in the same oil till light brown, drain, and keep aside.
  • Add cumin seeds to remaining oil, allow to splutter.
  • Add asafoetida and all the spices and stir.
  • Add green chillies, drained rice, and stir gently till well coated. Add raisins.
  • Add water, bring to a boil.
  • Add more water if required. Add peas, fried cashew, onions (reserve some for garnish), garam masala, salt and lemon juice to taste.
  • Cover and finish cooking till all the water evaporates.
  • Garnish with coriander and the reserved fried onions.
  • Serve hot with kadhi or a spicy curry.