Basmati rice flavoured with simple spices, onions and green peas. This is an easy dish that compliments most sides and curries!
Serves: 4 people | Prep : 30 mins | Cooking : 15 mins

Health Hack: Jeera (Cumin) contains loads of anti-oxidants and has anti-bacterial properties. It aids digestion and adds flavor to any dish.
Fresh Ingredients
  • Basmati rice - 250gms
  • Onions - 1 medium, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • Green peas - ¾ cup, frozen or fresh
  • Water – 550mls
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tbsp
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Salt - to taste
  • Vegetable Oil - 4 tbsp

Step 1

Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a wide bottom pan followed by cumin seeds and bay leaf. Allow them to sizzle for 30-40 seconds.

Step 3

Now add onions and fry until light golden.

Step 4

Add peas, sauté for 2-3 minutes followed by rice.

Step 5

Add water, salt to taste, and bring to a boil. Boil for a couple of minutes on high heat and as the water starts reducing, lower the heat.

Step 6

Cover with a lid and cook until all the water is absorbed.

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