Sunday, 20 July 2014

Simple Peas Pulav/Pilaf

Basmati(Indian) rice: 1 cup
Green peas,shelled: 1 cup
Refined oil: 1 tablespoons
Ghee(Clarified butter):1 tablespoon
Salt to taste 
White pepper powder:1/2 teaspoon
Bay leaf:1
Green cardamom:1
Cinnamon stick:1",one
Nutmeg powder:1 pinch
Star anise(Badam phool):1
Rose water:1/2 tsp


Pick, wash and soak rice for twenty minutes. Drain. 

Heat oil & ghee in a pan, add bay leaf,cardamom,cloves,cinnamon,star anise and once they start to crackle add the rice & 


Sauté for two-three minutes. 

Pour two cups of water and salt. Bring to a boil. 

Reduce heat, cover with lid, cook till all water is absorbed. 

Add nutmeg powder & Rose water,stir well to mix.

Serve hot. 

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