Rice with Peas - Matar Pilau

Ingredients:
Serves: 4-5
  • 1 1/2 cups long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 medium sized onion cut into peices
  • 5 green chillies
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 3 or 4 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 inch ginger sliced into small pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced into pieces
  • 1 cup shelled green peas 
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • salt as required
  • 3 1/4 cups hot water

Method:
  • Wash the rice well and leave to soak in cold water for 30 minutes, then drain well.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy saucepan and fry the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom pods and cumin seeds, for 1 minute. 
  • Then add onion,chillies fry for 3 min.
  • To this add ginger and garlic pieces fry for 3 min.
  • Add peas/carrots, salt and hot water. 
  • Bring quickly to the boil, then add rice and cook for 20 min. 
  • Remove whole spices, fork rice grains lightly and serve hot with meat or vegetable curries.


1 comments:

Matar pulao looks absolutely delicious ..yum
Have a lovely weekend :)

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