Peas pulav is easy,mild and fragrant pulav prepared by sautéing onions, peas in ghee and cooked along with long grain basmati rice seasoned with whole Indian spices. It is mild and fragrant pulav . Serve with some mint cucumber raita or plain yogurt.
1 Cup Basmati rice (wash thoroughly until water runs clear and set aside)
1/2 cup fresh peas or frozen peas
4 green chilies finely chopped
1 medium onion finely chopped
1 tbsp ghee(Clarified butter)
Salt to taste
2 cups water
6-8 roasted cashews
2 tbsp finely chopped mint
For Seasoning(Dry spices):
1 black cardamom
2 bay leafs
1 small piece cinnamon stick
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
-In a heavy bottom pot pan with ghee and fry all the dry spices until fragrant.
-Add chopped onion, green chilies, salt and fry until onion are soft.
-Add peas fry for few mins later we will add rice fry for few more mins.
-Cook rice with 2 cups of water. Bring it to boil and cover the pot with a lid cook slowly until rice is soft and fluffy.
-Turn off the stove. Allow the pulav to rest for few mins .Garnish with cashews and mint. Serve hot with raita or plain yogurt.