Peas Pulav


Basmati Rice                 1 cup 
Peas                         1 cup
Onions                       1 NO
Ginger                       1'inch piece chopped finely
green Chillies/serrano pepper 2 nos
Salt                         Acc to taste
Cinnamon                     1 piece
Cloves                       1 no 
Bay leaf                     2 Nos
coriander                    for garnish
Butter/Ghee/margarine        2 tbsp
water                        2 cups
cashew                       1/4 cup
sugar                        1 tsp


Soak The Basmati Rice in water for half an hour before cooking.
Wash & drain the rice.

In a rice cooker or in a pan take some butter/ghee.
AS it starts melting add  bay leaf,cinnamon,cloves.
fry for a minute till the aroma starts filling the room at which time
start adding chopped ginger,serano pepper & Peas.
Fry them briefly & add the rice,salt & sugar .
Fry it till all the rice is quoted with ghee & spices.
Add the water & cover the lid.

In a seperate pan add a little butter & fry the cashew pieces & keep aside.
in the same pan fry the onions till it turns translucent & brown.

Garnish the rice with cashews,onions & coriander.
Enjoy it with  Channa Masala 

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