Rice with Fresh Green Peas Recipe

Rice with Fresh Green Peas Recipe

Ingredients :

1 tablespoon ghee

4 whole cloves

2 cardamom pods

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 small cinnamon stick

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 1/4 cups long grain rice

1 1/4 cups shelled green peas

Salt to taste

2 1/2 cups hot water

 

Method :

Heat a heavy saucepan with ghee and fry the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and cumin over moderate heat for about a minute. Add the rice and turmeric. Fry for another 2 minutes, stirring. Add salt to taste, peas, water and bring to the boil over high heat. Turn the heat to very low, cover tightly with a lid and cook for 25 minutes without opening the lid or stirring. Fluff up the rice with a fork and remove the whole cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Serve hot with vegetable or meat dishes.

 

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