from Asha Kumar
- Detroit, Michigan, USA
This palav is made using rice and fresh green peas.
This dish looks and tastes good.
You can make this as the main dish and serve it along with a vegetable
Wash the rice under flowing water to remove any dust.
- 1 cup basmati rice
- 1/2 cup fresh green peas
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tblsp vegetable oil
- 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 small green chillies - deseeded and minced
- small piece of ginger - minced
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp garam masala
- 1-1/2 cup water
- cilantro leaves - washed and cut into tiny pieces
Keep a large non-stick skillet on heat , add 2 tblsp vegetable
When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and fry for 1 minute.
Then add chillies, ginger and turmeric.
Now add rice, salt, green peas, garam masala and water and bring
to a full boil.
Then reduce the heat to low, cover with a tight-fitting lid and
slowly cook for 20 - 25 minutes, until all the water is absorbed
and the rice is tender and fluffy.
Turn off the heat and let the rice sit for 10 minutes.
Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with cilantro and serve hot.