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Pigeon Peas Pulao

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This pulao is similar to Green Peas Pulao except that we use Pigeon Peas here…

IngredientsBasmati rice – 1 ½ cup
Pigeon peas shelled – 1 ½ cup
Green chilies – 5
Onion – 1 small
Mint leaves – 1 ½ cup
Coriander – 1 cup
Curry leaves – ¼ cup
Cardamom – 2
Cloves – 4
Cinnamon stick – one 2 inch stick
Marati mogga – 1
Sahi jeera – ¼ tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Ghee – ½ tbsp
Oil – 1 ½ tbsp
Cumin & mustard – ¼ tsp each
Salt – to taste

Soak basmati rice for 30 min.  Meanwhile, chop onions, mint & coriander, coarsely grind the spices, shell the pigeon peas and slit the green chilies.  Now, heat oil & ghee in a kadai, then add cumin, mustard & green chilies and allow it to crackle.  Add onion, curry and mint leaves one after the other and sauté it for two minutes.  Add spices, ginger garlic paste and pigeon peas, sauté it for two minutes.


Now drain water from rice and add it to the above made tadka.  Stir it gently for two min taking care that the rice is not broken.  Now add salt, 3 cups of water and bring it to boil on high flame closing the lid.  Now on a low flame allow it to cook till the water is gone.  Turn the heat off and server hot garnished with coriander and a lemon wedge.

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