Char's Aromatic Rose Water Saffron Green Peas Pilaf

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • broth with onions in 3 3/4 cups of water.
  • Boil until the cubes dissolve completely.
  • Remove from flame and keep aside, covered, until required.
  • Now heat oil in a skillet on medium flame.
  • Once its hot, toss in the cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and the black peppercorns.
  • Allow the cumin seeds to splutter.
  • Once they stop spluttering, add the rasam powder, salt and greenpeas.
  • Mix well.
  • Fold in the drained rice, saffron, lemon juice (to taste), rose water, water or Maggi veg.
  • broth with onions (prepared in step 1) and the masala powders, i.
  • e, turmeric powder, corriander powder and red chilli powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Bring to a boil on high heat.
  • 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.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Serve hot immediately on clean plates, alongwith low-fat or fat-free plain yogurt or a raita on the side!
  • Enjoy!
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