Posts Tagged ‘pulao’

Mint @ Peas Pulao

Mint & Peas pulao is one of the easy recipes, that can be made in a jiffy.   This is the first pulao for which I took the video, added my audio both in tamil and english.So I welcome all your feedback and help me to improve the quality even better. I thank one of the leading Tamil Magazines for giving me feedback and their encouragement for adding my audio too. Now let’s go for the recipe.

 

INGREDIENTS

Rice- 1 cup

Mint – 1 cup

Peas- 1 cup

Chopped Onion – 1 cup

Ginger – 1 inch

Garlic – 5

Cashews- few

Green chillies- 3

Butter-  2 tsp

Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

         Cloves – 4

Cardamom – 3

Star anise- 1

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  • Soak the rice for half an hour in water.
  • In a pan, add butter, then add all the spices like cinnamon, clove, cardamom, star anise and cashews. Saute them until you get nice aroma.
  • Now add the green chillies, finely chopped giner and garlic and saute until you get aroma.
  • Now add the chopped onions and saute them till they turn light brown.
  • Add peas and mint. The mint will start to shrink and you can feel the smell of the mint leaves.
  • Drain the water and add the soaked rice and mix well with other ingredients.
  • Transfer it to another vessel and add water.
  • Pressure cook in high flame till you get one whistle and in low flame until you get second whistle.
  • Yummy pulao is ready.
  • Serve it with raita.

Green peas pulao

Jeera rice is a very simple and flavourful rice that can be prepared in a few minutes. I first tasted this recipe in my brother’s house. My sister-in-law made this and I am in love with it.  I made few changes to this recipe and everyone at home loved it.

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INGREDIENTS

        Rice – 1 cup

Green peas – 3/4 cup

Water – 3 cups

Milk – 1 cup

Ghee – 4 tbsp

Cumin seeds – 2 tbsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Cardomom – 1

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Bay leaf – 1

Mace – small piece

Marathi moggu – 1

Star anise – 1

Cinnamon – 1

Cloves – 3

Salt – As required

  • In a pressure cooker, add ghee and melt it.
  • Add Cumin seeds, Fennel seeds, Cardomom, Bay leaf, Mace, Star anise, Cinnamon, Cloves and saute until you feel their aroma.

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  • Now add green peas and saute for two minutes.
  • Meanwhile soak the rice in water for ten minutes. Wash and drain the water.
  • Add the rice to pressure cooker and saute until light brown.

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  • Now add water and milk and mix with other ingredients.
  • Finally add salt and mix well.

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  • Close the lid and pressure cook it.
  • You can feel the aroma of green peas pulao all over your kitchen once the first whisle comes.

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  • Serve it with raitha or any other gravy that you prepare for roti.

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