Char's Aromatic Rose Water Saffron Green Peas Pilaf

Total Time
45mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

I prepared this for my family last night and they loved it to the core! Its wonderful!! I hope you enjoy it as much as we all did. Recipe posted by request for saffron recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If you want to prepare this pilaf using Maggi veg broth with onions instead of water (to make it even more lfavourful), dissolve 2 cubes of Maggi veg.
  2. broth with onions in 3 3/4 cups of water.
  3. Boil until the cubes dissolve completely.
  4. Remove from flame and keep aside, covered, until required.
  5. Now heat oil in a skillet on medium flame.
  6. Once its hot, toss in the cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and the black peppercorns.
  7. Allow the cumin seeds to splutter.
  8. Once they stop spluttering, add the rasam powder, salt and greenpeas.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Fold in the drained rice, saffron, lemon juice (to taste), rose water, water or Maggi veg.
  11. broth with onions (prepared in step 1) and the masala powders, i.
  12. e, turmeric powder, corriander powder and red chilli powder.
  13. Mix well.
  14. Bring to a boil on high heat.
  15. Once it comes to a boil and the aroma is wafting all through your kitchen, lower flame, partially cover and cook until all the water or broth has been absorbed by the rice.
  16. Remove from flame.
  17. Serve hot immediately on clean plates, alongwith low-fat or fat-free plain yogurt or a raita on the side!
  18. Enjoy!

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