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Rice with Peas
from Sharon Raghavachary

Madhur Jaffrey, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking"; Serving Size: 4

  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/2ts Black mustard seeds
  • 2 c Basmati rice
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1 c Peas, frozen or fresh
Heat oil in pot. Add mustard seeds & leave them for 10 to 20seconds.

Add rice & peas (if using fresh) & stir-fry for 1 minute.Add water & salt. Cover & bring to a boil, reduce heat to very low & cook till the rice is almost done, 15 to 25 minutes depending on the type of the rice & the amount of heat used. If using forzen peas,thaw them under running hot water.

Add to the rice about 5 minutes before the cooking process is finished. Mix & serve with dal & vegetables.