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Green Pea Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onions 3 Medium, peeled, chopped
  Onions 3 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Cinnamon sticks 2 , broken up
  Fresh ginger root piece 1 Inch, chopped
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Long grain rice 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Peas 1 Pound, shelled, defrosted, if frozen
  Peas 1 Pound, shelled , defrosted if frozen
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, heat oil over moderate-low heat.
2) After the oil gets heated, add 2 of the chopped onions, cinnamon sticks, ginger, chili powder, turmeric, and cumin seeds and cook for about 10 minutes.
3) Gradually, add 5 cups water and allow it to boil.
4) Now add the rice, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes, until the rice is soft and fluffy.
5) Add the peas, mix well, and further cook for 10 minutes longer.
6) Alternately, in a pan, stir butter until melted over moderate heat, add the remaining chopped onion, and cook, mixing many a times, till the onion browns and becomes crisp.

SERVING
7) Evenly spread the hot onion and butter over the top of the pilaf before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice, Pea
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 998 Calories from Fat 410

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.7%

Saturated Fat 10.3 g51.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%

Sodium 28 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.8%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A 33.4% Vitamin C 127.4%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Green Pea Pilaf Recipe