Total Time
1hr
Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins

I love this pilaf!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook rice in 3 cups water.
  2. Once cooked (water has evaporated and rice is ready) allow it to cool.
  3. In the meantime, chop the onion, potatoes and capsicums.
  4. Bring the green peas to a boil.
  5. Heat oil in a wok.
  6. Add mustard seeds and the black gram and bengal gram dals.
  7. Stir-fry for a minute.
  8. Add green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  9. Continue to stir-fry.
  10. Add the chopped onions.
  11. Add capsicums, potatoes and tomatoes and fry.
  12. Add half a cup of water and salt.
  13. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  14. Add the green peas.
  15. Stir until all the water has evaporated.
  16. Allow to cool.
  17. Add lemon juice and cilantro, chopped for garnishing.
  18. Pour seasoning into rice and mix well.
  19. To serve, put rice on a serving plate.
  20. Garnish with grated coconut and the remaining cilantro and serve!
  21. Notes: I've been told that a tbsp of sambhar powder when added to the vegetables enhances the taste tremendously.
  22. I'm yet to try this addition.

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