Halwai April 26, 2018

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – rice, wash and keep aside.
• 1/2 cup – Fresh green peas.
• 3 tbsp – Ghee or oil.
• 1 – Onion, sliced finely.
• 2 – tomatoes, chopped.
• 2 – Cloves.
• 2 – Cardamoms.
• 2 pieces – Cinnamon.
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin powder.
• 1 tsp – Garam Masala powder/spice powder.
• 4 – green chillies, slit lengthwise.
• 1/2 cup – Coriander leaves.
• Salt to taste.
• 2 – Bay leaves.

Method:

  1. Heat oil or ghee in a vessel and fry the spices, bay leaves and onions till golden brown.
  2. Add mutton pieces and saute till the mutton pieces are half done. Add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies, spice powder, cumin powder, peas and cook till the tomatoes turn pulp.
  3. Add the rice, salt and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  4. Add 4 cups of water and cook on medium heat till the rice and mutton are cooked and all the water dries up.
  5. Serve with any raita.

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White