Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Green Peas Pulao

1 1/2 cup basmati rice
1 onion, chopped
6 garlic cloves. chopped
1 1/2 cup boiled green peas or frozen green peas
1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
1/4 cup chopped mint/pudhina leaves
3 green chilies, finely chopped
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste


  • Wash and soak the rice in water for half an hour. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add the chopped onion and garlic and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the drained rice and stir fry the rice until light pink in colour.
  • Add 3 cups of hot water(the water should be hot else the rice will be sticky), salt and mix well.
  • Let this boil until most of the water is absorbed.
  • Now lower the flame to the minimum and cover and cook until the rice is almost cooked.
  • At this stage add the peas, coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chillies. Mix gently.
  • Cook for some more time until the rice is fully done.
  •  Serve hot with a spicy side dish and a raita.


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