Halwai August 20, 2019

Ingredients:

• 3 cups – rice.
• 2 cups – green peas.
• 3 – onions, sliced.
• 3/4 flakes – garlic, finely chopped.
• 5 to 6 – green chillies, sliced.
• 4 – tejpatta.
• 1 – badi elaichi, lightly crushed.
• jeera, rai, haldi, curry leaves.
• 1 tbsp – Dhania Jeera powder.
• 1 tsp – Aamchur powder.
• 2 tbsp – pulao masala.
• 1 tsp – garam masala.
• chopped coriander (dhania).
• ghee.

Method:

  1. Wash rice and add 6 cups water to it. Add salt to it and leave it for 15 minutes.
  2. Cook it in an open vessel till the rice is almost done.
  3. Drain the excess water from the rice if any and run cold water through it.
  4. Spread the rice in a plate and keep aside.
  5. Take ghee in a pan. Add rai to it.
  6. Once it splutters, add jeera, curry leaves, tej patta, badi elaichi and green chillies.
  7. Add garlic and stir till it starts turning brown.
  8. Add onions. Stir till they turn golden brown.
  9. Add haldi, peas and salt to it.
  10. Cook till onions and peas are done.
  11. Now add amchur powder, dhania powder, garam masala and pulao masala. Adjust it as per your taste.
  12. Add rice to it, mix properly and heat for 3-4 minutes.
  13. Garnish with chopped coriander.

Recipe courtesy of Rashmi Jha