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Batani Bhaat /Peas Bhaat

One of the tasty rice preparations.
Ingredients
  Peas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chopped cashew 3 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 5
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Green cardamom 3
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
Directions

Wash rice and soak for 30 minutes. Drain water and keep aside. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil and keep aside.

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they splutter, add curryleaves, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks and cashew nuts. Saute till the cashew nuts turn golden brown.

Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, peas and rice. Mix well and saute for about 2 minutes.

Add salt and boiling water. Cover the pan and cook rice on a medium heat till all the water evaporates.

Serve hot garnished with chopped cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Green peas rice

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Venky Bhandarkar's picture
Can this be prepared using presuure cooker instead of cooking in a pan?