Peas Pulao


6 cups of cooked white basmati rice
1 1/2 cups of frozen green peas, thawed
1 small onion sliced
1 tsp jeera(cumin) seeds
3 garlic flakes, crushed finely
1 small piece of ginger, crushed finely
1-2 cloves
1 small piece cinnamon, broken into pieces
2-3 cardamoms
2 tablespoon ghee(clarified butter)
Salt to taste
2 tsps coriander leaves , chopped finely
1 tablespoon cashewnuts, chopped


  • Heat the ghee in a non stick pan and add the
  • ginger-garlic paste.
  • When it browns, add the cardamoms, cinammon,
  • jeera, cloves and onions.
  • Fry till the onions turn transparent.
  • Now add the peas, cashewnuts and the coriander
  • leaves and mix well.
  • Cook on low heat till the peas are cooked.
  • Mix in the cooked rice and heat through.
  • Eat when hot with a vegetable or meat side dish.

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