Pea Pulao

Ready in 40 minutes

This is delicious Pakistani or Indian rice recipe. Easy to make and a quick main dish for vegitarian. Simple and tasty. Old basmati rice is more good , indian or pakistani people prefer to use old rice. Just smell this dish.

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1 cup oil
1 small Onion; sliced
2 cups basmati rice or long grain
2 cups pea
3 clove Garlic; minced
2 big cardamoms
2 tablespoon whole black pepper
2 sticks cinnamon
2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 clove garlic; (optional)
2 teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoon ginger; minced
1 green chili; whole
5 cups water; and more for soaking rice

Original recipe makes 6



Before start cooking soak rice in 4 cups of water .Pour oil in a big pot & fry onion, until lightly brown. Add half cup of water, then garlic, pea, cardamom, cumin, black pepper, cinnamon sticks, salt & clove. Fry until pea a bit soft. Add 3 3/4 cups of water. Let it cook until water starts boiling then drain rice and add rice & ginger to boiling water. Let them cook covered for 5 to 7 minute, when level of rice is bit higher than level of water, then turn the heat on low, insert green chili into rice, cover with lid. Place a griddle under the pot to prevent sticking rice to bottom. Let them cook for 15 minute on very low heat. After 15 minute serve hot. Done.


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