May 9, 2012

Peas Fried Rice (Matar chawal)-Indian Recipe

Ingredients
Basmati rice – 1 cup
Dried green peas – 1 cup (soaked overnight-about 6 to 8 hours)
Carrot - 1/2 cup (chopped)
Water – 3 cups
Ghee/oil – 1½ table spoon
Bay leaves – 1 to 2
Black pepper corns – 1 tea spoon
Fennel seeds – 1 tspn
Cumin seeds – 1 tea spoon
Star Ani seed – 1 to 2
Cloves – 3 to 4
Green cardamom – 3
Cinnamon – 1½ inch long stick 1 or 2
Onion – 1 (small size) (chopped)
Green chillies – 5 (sliced)
Salt to taste
Few coriander leaves for garnishing
Lemon juice – few drops
Preparation
1.Heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker.Add fennel seeds,cumin seeds,star ani seed,cloves,cardamom,cinnamon and bay leaves.
2.Then add onions and green chillies. Saute for a while.
3. Then add green peas and carrot .Fry for 1 minute.Now add rice and gently fry for 3 to 4 minutes.
4. Add water (I used 3 cups water for 1 cup basmati rice), salt, lemon juice and mix; pressure cook for 3 whistles in high. And simmer for 5 minutes.Remove from the stove.
5.Let it cool for 30 to 45 minutes and add coriander leaves and mix gently .
Serve with raita.

8 comments:

  1. Delicious and colorful looking pulao. Excellent clicks.

    Deepa

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  2. Super delicious one !!

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  3. Wow Looks great!
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  4. Wow.. looks super delicious and colorful.. thanks for sharing dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  5. Peas fried rice looks delicious... Simple and wholesome..:)
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    Reva

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  6. yummmm...flavorful & healthy version..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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