May 9, 2010

Peas pulao

A simple peas pulao with a spicy side dish is heavenly. We love the lightness of the food in terms of spiciness. The aroma that spreads when it cooks is the speciality. Love the simplicity, taste and flavors :)

Serves... 2 ppl 
Serve option... Hot with spicy side dish and raita

This is what u'll need....
Basmati rice 1 cup
Green peas 1/2 cup
Onion 1 small
Whole garam masala
Jeera 1 tspn
Salt to taste
Turmeric a pinch(optional)

Here is the stir....
  • Soak basmati rice in water and let it stand for 15-20 mins
  • Heat oil in a pan and add jeera, bay leaf, cinnamon, clove and fry till you can smell its wonderful aroma
  • Add thinly sliced onions and let it cook till translucent
  • Toss in green peas, salt and cook for 3-4 mins. Add turmeric if you want, tho i havent :)
  • Transfer this to a rice cooker and add drained basmati rice to the same pan
  • Fry rice for a couple of mins till they start sticking to each other
  • Trasnfer these to rice cooker and add water (ratio 1:2::rice:water)
  • Cook till everything is done
  • Serve hot with your favorite side dish


  1. Hi Nims..
    good to know about your blog through foodie widget...

  2. Nice to know you too SS... thanks for stopping by and welcome in whenever you find some time :)


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