Peas Pula Pilau Recipe

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Peas Pula Pilau Recipe submitted by prakash mib

Ingredients for Peas Pula Pilau:

  • onion – fine long cut
  • peas – 1 cup
  • basmati rice – 1 cup
  • bay leaves – 2
  • cinnamon – 1
  • cumin – 1 tsp
  • turmeric – a little bit
  • coriander seeds powder – 1 tsp
  • chillies 2
  • ginger half inch block
  • garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp and salt for taste.

Method for Peas Pula Pilau:

  1. First soak the rice for 30 minutes and drain it.
  2. Crush ginger and chillies together in pestle and mortar (or by any means).
  3. Pour oil into pan (use a pan which has a proper lid) and when hot add cumin seeds.
  4. Add bay leaves and cinnamon stick. Toss it once and add onions, crushed ginger and chillies to it.
  5. Fry it until onions are soft and add turmeric. Give a toss and add peas, garam masala, coriander seeds powder. Give it a toss and add the rice and fry it  for about two minutes.
  6. Add twice the amount of water to rice (2 cups) and salt and bring it to high flame. Cover with lid on first boil and cook for 5 minutes. After that turn the flame to minimum and leave it to cook for 10 more minutes (don’t open the lid) and switch off the flame.
  7. Leave the rice to rest for 15 minutes.
  8. Open the lid and fluff the rice with fork.

Serve with your favourite curry or green tomato dal or with cucumber raita.

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