Peas pulao, Matar pulao

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3.2, 5 reviews

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Posted on 20, Mar 2015
Serving 6-8 people
Ready in 60-70 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Long grain basmati rice - 2 cup
  • Fresh or Frozen Green peas - 1 cup
  • Finely sliced Onions - 1 cup
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 ½ Tablespoon
  • Green chillies - 2 Nos, slit
  • Sugar - 1 Teaspoon
  • Vegetable Oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 Tablespoon
  • Water - 3 - 3 ½ cup
  • Salt to taste

Whole spices used:

  • Cumin seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Cloves - 4 Nos
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 inch piece
  • Bay leaf - 1 Nos
  • Star anise - 1 Nos
  • Kasuri methi - ½ Teaspoon, optional
Directions
  1. Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes. Drain the water completely and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a deep wide pan, add in the cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, bay leaf, kasuri methi and fry for 1 minute on low heat.
  3. Add in the sliced onions, green chillies and saute until onions are translucent.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Now add in the green peas, rice, sugar, salt and stir for 1-2 minutes on low heat.
  6. Add in the water, mix well and bring to a boil on medium-high heat.
  7. Once the water starts to boil, lower the heat. Cover the pan with a tight lid and cook until the rice is cooked well for about 20-25 minutes on very low heat.
  8. Remove the lid, gently mix the rice and fluff it up. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Serve hot.

Notes:

  • If you are using dried green peas, soak it for at-least 4-6 hours. Cook until done and continue with the recipe.
  • Quantity of water differ from 3 - 3 ½ cup, depending upon the quality of rice.
3.2, 5 reviews

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