Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Peas & Bread Pulao

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

22 comments:

  1. Umm...looks yummy,love to have it with raitha...

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  2. Preeti, when I am looking at the pulao, somehow I can smell it, very flavorful..

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  3. Flavorful pulao,can imagine the taste

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  4. Delicious pulao love try some time.

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  5. Love fried bread in pulao. Feels hungry...

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  6. Delicious and vibrant pulao. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  7. It looks like paneer..the way u cooked rice is perfect ..yummy !!

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  8. Yum pulao, perfect with breads

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  9. My mom usually add fried bread chunks in her vegetable briyani, pulao with bread sounds simply awesome.Inviting food.

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  10. i love adding bread chunks to my biryanis, this sounds so rich and yummy pulao,loved it!

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  11. Yummy pulao with fried bread pieces, loved it!!!

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  12. Super recipe...looks flavorful & delicious..

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  13. Delicious and flavorful pulao..

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