Peas pulao

This is a simple yet tasty dish. Apt for kids and people who love their food less spicy. Another point to be noted, you can prepare it real quick.

Ingredients

1 cup Basmati Rice
1 cup peas
1 green chilli, slit
1/2 tsp grated ginger
2 tbsp mint leaves, chopped
1 green cardamom
2-3 cloves
6-8 peppercorns
2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
1 inch cinnamon
1 tbsp oil
1 medium onion, chopped ( optional )

What to do with all this?!

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Using a mortar and pestle, make a coarse powder of the spices – cinnamon, cloves, jeera, cardamom and peppercorns.

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Place a pressure cooker on the stove. Once it is heated, add oil. To this add the crushed spices. Fry for a min.
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Now add the green chillies, ginger and mint leaves. Fry till the skin of green chillies turn to a lighter shade of green.
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Add the green peas and fry for a min longer. Then add the washed basmati rice. Fry for a min.
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To this add 2 cups of water and salt to taste. Close the lid and cook it for 2 whistles. Keep it on low flame for 2-3 mins before removing it from heat.
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Once the pressure is out, your Peas pulao is ready! You can eat it as is or with a gravy/curry of your choice. We enjoyed our pulao with Tomato-onion gravy.
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