There is no end to the amount of variation when it comes to rice recipes. There are tons of varieties out there. I guess that's a good thing, we won't get food boredom.
Let's prepare a rich smelling flavorsome pulao using green peas.
What do you need 3-4 servings
Used Measuring (1 Cup = 250ml)
400 gm basmati rice
2/3 cup frozen green peas
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
300 ml thick coconut milk
300 ml water
7 green chilies
Mint - Handful
1 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp oil
3 bay leaves
1 tbsp cumin
2 cinnamon sticks
1 star anise
Cut onions lengthwise.
Cut the chilies vertically.
Soak the rice with water (300 ml) for 20 mins.
Generally, rice to water ratio is 1:1.5, For 400 gm basmati rice I used 600 ml liquid which is 300 ml water & 300 ml coconut milk.
Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker, when it’s hot add all the ingredients under tempering list.
Add onions and saute it until translucent. [PIC 1 & 2]
Now add ginger garlic paste and green chilies. Mix well and cook until raw smell goes away. [PIC 3 & 4]
Add green peas, mint, and Cook for a few seconds. [PIC 5]
Add required salt. Pour coconut milk and soaked rice water. [PIC 6]
Bring it to boil and add basmati rice. [PIC 7]
Slowly mix everything and bring it to boil again.
Keep the flame low, cover the cooker and pressure cook for 1 whistle. [PIC 8]
Open the lid after pressure goes down and gently mix the rice with a rice paddle. [PIC 9]
Aromatic, Delicious, Enjoy!
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