Pulaos are made with basmati rice and vegetables of our wish.There are many varieties of pulaos in India.Lets make them with peas using coconut milk following simple steps with pictures.
1 cup basmati rice(soak for 10 min in warm water)
1/4 cup peas
1 onion (chopped)
2 green chillies (slit)
1/2 cup coconut milk
A fistful of mint leaves (chopped)
A fistful of coriander leaves (chopped)
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
Salt to taste
2 green cardamoms
1 star anise
1 small piece of cinnamon
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
Heat oil add masala items,green chillies,cashew nut and saute for a min in simmer flame.
Add onions and ginger garlic paste saute till onions turn transparent.
Add coconut milk,water 1 1/2 cups ,peas,mint leaves,coriander leaves,salt and let it boil.
When it boils add the rice and boil in higher flame,when the rice is seen on the layer close with a lid and turn the flame to simmer.
Switch off the stove when the rice is cooked.Peas pulao is ready to serve,serve it with Onion Raitha.