Friday, March 29, 2013

Corn Peas Pulao | கார்ன் பீஸ் புலவ்

Corn Peas Pulao is a flavorful and crunchy one pot meal. It is an ideal lunch box recipe. Also, it is delicious and healthy. kids would love it too.

Ingredients :-
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 Basmati Rice  1 cup 
 Corn kernels  ¼ cup
 Green peas    ¼ cup
 Medium onion (finely chopped)     1
 Chilli powder    1 tsp    
 Turmeric powder     ¼ tsp  
 Cumin  ½ tsp   
 Salt   to taste 
To Grind :-
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 Mint leaves  fist full
 Coriander leaves  fist full
 Garam masala powder  1 tsp 
 

Preparation :-
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# Grind the listed ingredients under "to grind" with a little water to a fine paste, keep it aside.
# Wash the rice and soak it in water for 20 minutes to half an hour.
Method :-
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1). Heat oil in the pressure cooker, add cumin and let it splutter. Add onions and saute till it turns translucent, then add corn and peas and give a quick stir.
2). Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and give a quick stir. Then add the ground paste and saute till it is well blended with the veggies. 
3). Drain water from rice and add it to the mixture. Give a stir and fry for a minute. Add water and pressure cook for 3 whistles in medium flame.
4). Once pressure releases, fluff the rice with fork.
Tasty corn peas pulao is ready !! Serve hot with chips or raita.
Suggestions :-

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# For kids lunch box, pack with a dollop of ghee. Also adjust the spice level accordingly.
# For more flavor, you can add cashews while grinding.

# Garnish with ghee-fried raisins and cashew.
# For rich taste, Use coconut-milk or plain milk instead of water for cooking rice.

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Related Posts :-
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