This is a simple and flavorful pulao. Can be served with any dal or taste great with just yogurt too.

Ingredients

1 cup basmati rice (250 gms)
1 cup frozen peas (You can use fresh too)
1 tsp jeera - cumin seeds
1 tsp ghee
1 inch ginger, grated
2 green chilies, chopped
1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped (optional)
few curry leaves, chopped (optional)
2 cups water
salt to taste

Method

  1. Wash the rice in water. Keep soaked in water till the pea mix is made.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan.
  3. Add the cumin seeds.
  4. Once they splutter,coriander leaves, curry leaves, mint leaves, green chilies and ginger. Cook for a minute.
  5. Add the peas. Cook for 2 minutes. (If using fresh peas cook till the peas are half done).
  6. Drain the rice. (Soaked for about 10 minutes now)
  7. Add 2 cups off water, the drained rice and salt.
  8. Bring the water to a boil on medium high.
  9. Once it reaches a rolling boil stage, reduce the heat to low.
  10. Cover the pan and cook till the rice is done. (About 10 to 15 minutes)


Note
  1. You can cook this in a pressure cooker too, only difference is in step 7, just add the water and salt. Bring the water to a boil. Add the rice, close the cooker and give 2 whistles. (Depends on each cooker, check yours to see how many whistles for basmati rice)
  2. You can also cook this in the rice Cooker, after step 6 place the pea mix, water, rice and salt in the rice cooker and cook as per instructions.

13 comments:

meeso said...

Yum, I think I'm getting hungry!

Priya said...

Delectable pulao..looks marvellous.

notyet100 said...

yummy yum,..

Sushma Mallya said...

Its simple but seems very delicious

Sumi said...

Its just the way I make it, except the mint and coriander.delicious looking pulav and a nice picture

Soma Pradhan said...

This pulao looks really yummy

RV said...

hmmm... delicious....

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Parita said...

Looks perfect!

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Divya Vikram said...

Simple and exotic rice recipe. looks delicious!

my kitchen said...

Pulao came out perfectly,yummy

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks perfect with each grain of rice seperated!

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