Peas Pulao – Rice Variety

21015669_2001130169902037_1900372151_nHi Friends, Today I made Peas Pulao,this is my daughter’s favorite lunch menu.

This is a Indian Rice menu.Check below for the recipe .

  • Ingredients:
  • Basmati Rice : 1Cup
  • Big Onion : One large
  • Ginger Garlic paste : One Spoon Full
  • Peas : 1/4 Cup
  • Oil:1/2 tbsp
  • Water: 1 and 1/2 cup (adding coconut milk Optional)
  • Salt: To Taste  
  • To Temper
  • Cinnamon-1/2 inch piece
  • Cloves -2
  • Cardamom – 1
  • To grind to a paste:
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup tightly packed
  • Cashewnut – 6
  • Tomato – 1 big sized
  • Green chillies – 2 (Grinding is optional..We can use it without pasting it)
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp21040602_2001130153235372_689190236_nMethod:First grind the ingredients listed under ‘To grind’ with little water to a fine paste. Set aside. In a pressure cooker heat oil and ghee add the items under ‘To temper’ with ginger garlic paste. 

    21074055_2001129986568722_1894420452_nAdd onion and saute till slightly browned. Then add the masala paste and saute till raw smell leaves and it turns color as shown below.Soak basmati rice in water for 30mins set aside.21074464_2001130043235383_1594998355_n

    Then add  peas saute till the masala is well blended .Add required salt.Drain water from rice and add it.21100262_2001130116568709_2134413207_n

    Give a stir and add water. Close and pressure cook for 3 whistles in medium flame. 

    Serve hot with  onion raita


    Devi Venkatesan

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