Updated: Mar 28, 2021
Prep: 1 hour. Cooking time: 30 mins. Serves 4
1 Cup Basmati Rice 1 Small Onion Finely Sliced ⅓ Cup Frozen Peas 5 Cloves 3 Green Cardamom Pods 2 1-Inch Piece of Cinnamon ½ tsp Black Peppercorns ¼ tsp asafoetida ¾ tsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter) 1 tsp Oil ¼ tsp Salt
Wash and soak your rice for an hour in water.
Allow the rice to cook about 80% of the way. At this stage, add your frozen peas and allow it to cook for a further five minutes.
Now drain the rice and peas under cold water and keep aside.
In a small pan heat oil and ghee on a low heat by adding the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and peppercorns. Sauté for a minute and then add the cumin seeds, asafoetida, onions and salt.
Cook the onions until they soften, remove from heat, then mix in with the rice.