Friday, January 15, 2010

Quick Peas Rice.

My mother used to make this rice when I was young. It is very simple to make but surely very tasty.

1) Basmathi rice - 1 cup
2) Green peas - 1 cup
3) Chopped onions - 1/2 cup
4) Butter - 1 1/2 tblsp
5) Bay leaf - 1
6) Lavang, Patta,elaichi - 1 each
7) Jeera - 1 tsp
8) water - 2 cups
9) Salt to taste

Wash and soak rice .

In a pan, add butter. Then fry jeera, add masala items and onions to the butter. Allow it to become tender . Now add green peas. Fry for 5 mins. Later, drain the rice and add to the pan.

Now, tranfer the rice to a microwave safe bowl . Add water and salt to it. Now cook the rice on high for 5 mins, stir it and again for 5 more mins. Again stir it and cook for final 2 mins ( microwave cooking time differs.Cook adjusting to the time)

Peas rice is ready!!!!. Serve it with raitha.