peas pulao ( microwave)
|Basmati rice/Long grain rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Split green chilies||2|
|Bay leaf||2 (tejpatta)|
|Cumin seeds||1⁄2 Teaspoon (jeera)|
|Ground black pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Fresh peas/Frozen peas||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
Soak rice in water for 30 minutes ,then drain and keep aside.
heat oil in a microwave safe deep dish for 2 minutes high in microwave.
oil when heated ,add bayleaf , cumin seeds and microwave on high for 2 minutes ,or untill jeera crackles.
now add split green chilies , frozen peas and microwave on high for another 2 minutes .
add soaked and washed rice ,salt and black pepper and microwave high for 2 minutes,mix it well
add 2 cups of water and cover the dish tightly with the cling wrap .
punture the wrap in between to pass the steam .
set the microwave in medium heat and microwave it for another 15 minutes.
serve hot with raita ,any curry or vegetable.