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Indian Pea Pulao

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Kids love it! Mildly spiced and serves as a versatile side dish from exotic chicken or curry to simple raita. It is a great alternative to plain boiled rice.
Ingredients
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon (Start By 0.5 Tablespoon And Adjust According To Your Taste)
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon (Sookha Dhaniya)
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon (Jeera)
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Golden raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cashews 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Clarified butter 1 Tablespoon (ghee)
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Bay leaf 4 (Tej Patta)
  Cloves 4
  Black cardamom 1
  Black pepper 5
Directions

Wash and soak the rice for half hour. In a pan, heat ghee and add asafetida, cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves and black pepper kernels, cashews and raisins. Now add water, along with coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder and salt. Place a lid and let the broth come up to a boil. Now add rice and peas. Stir and place the lid back. Rice should be ready in 10-12 minutes. Do not stir often to avoid breaking of rice. Serve with Raita or Mint Chutney!
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Pea
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Pea Rice
Pulao recipe can be adopted to suit individual preferences and here is one using peas. Chef Aarsi shows how to make Peas Pulao in the video using green peas and some common Asian seasonings. Good to serve with chutney or a raita!

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