Peas Pulao

Ingredients

  • 6 cups of cooked white basmati rice
  • 1 1/2 cups of frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 1 tsp jeera(cumin) seeds
  • 3 garlic flakes, crushed finely
  • 1 small piece of ginger, crushed finely
  • 1-2 cloves
  • 1 small piece cinnamon, broken into pieces
  • 2-3 cardamoms
  • 2 tablespoon ghee(clarified butter)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsps coriander leaves , chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon cashewnuts, chopped

Method

  • Heat the ghee in a non stick pan and add the ginger-garlic paste.
  • When it browns, add the cardamoms, cinammon, jeera, cloves and onions.
  • Fry till the onions turn transparent.
  • Now add the peas, cashewnuts and the coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Cook on low heat till the peas are cooked.
  • Mix in the cooked rice and heat through.
  • Eat when hot with a vegetable or meat side dish.