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Peas & Bread Pulao

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Peas & Bread Pulao
Peas & Bread Pulao
 

 

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1 or 2 bread slice – remove the sides and cut into square pieces
  • 2 cup basmati rice – i have used ponni raw rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies – slit at the end
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander

 

Peas & Bread Pulao

Method :

  • Soak the rice for 15 mins. Heat 4 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp butter in a handi or pressure cooker. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and fennel seeds.
  • Saute a while. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes. Add chopped onions and fry for few mins.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and green chilies. Mash the pulp. Add mint leaves and saute a while.
  • Add green peas, turmeric powder, garam masala and little salt. Add 1/2 cup water and cook it covered for 5 mins.
  • Add washed rice and salt to taste. Cook it covered on low flame for 10-15 mins. Meanwhile, fry the bread pieces in oil till it turns golden brown. Remove from the heat and drain the excess oil using absorbent tissue paper.
  • Once the rice is cooked, add fried bread pieces and chopped coriander. Keep it in dum for 5 mins and serve hot with raita.

 

Peas & Bread Pulao

 

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