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3 December, 2015

PEAS-CASHEW / MATAR-KAJU / BATANI GODAMBI YAKHANI PULAV

Posted in : KADI-PAKODI / MAJJIGE HULI / RAITA / MOSARU SAASIVE, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

When I was searching for some rare recipe in my old books this recipe caught my attention. The Raita made as accompaniment with this pulav is also a rare dish. So what next… I definitely wanted to try this pulav-raita combo and gladly wished to share with you all. So here we go…….

 

        Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice – 1&1/2 cups
  • Green Peas – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1 big
  • Bengal gram – 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nuts – 12 to 15
  • Bay leaf – 1 big or 2-3 small
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 3 cups

 

         For masala powder:

  • Cloves – 6 nos.,
  • Green Cardamom – 2 nos.,
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 ” stick
  • Shahjeera/ucchellu – 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1&1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper – 6 nos.,

 

         PROCEDURE:

  • Wash Basmati rice, drain the water and keep aside
  • Soak Bengal gram in 3 cups of water
  • Powder together all the ingredients under the heading ”Masala powder”
  • Heat ghee in a cooker, add chopped onion fry till transparent
  • Add powdered masala & rice …fry for a minute
  • Now add bay leaf, cashew nuts & Green Peas and fry again for a minute
  • Next add Bengal gram along with water (in which it is being soaked)
  • Add salt and close the lid and give it one whistle
  • Let it cool and serve

 

         GREEN PEAS RAITA:

         Ingredients:

  • Green Peas – 1/2 cup
  • Curds – 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) – 1 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds _1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chillies – 3 nos.,
  • Black pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste

 

         PROCEDURE:

  • Boil Green peas and let it cool
  • Add cooled Green peas, coriander leaves & salt to 1 cup curd
  • Heat ghee add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,red chillies, black pepper powder & add this to the curd mix
  • Serve green peas raita with pulav

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