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Rice with Peas and Whole Spices

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Category: Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 tb Oil
  • 5 Whole clove
  • 5 Black pepper corns
  • 1 Whole cinnamon stick, 2"
  • -long
  • 4 Whole cardamom pods
  • 2 c Rice, long grain or basmati
  • 1 c Peas
  • 1 tb Coriander ground
  • 1 ts Cumin ground
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric ground
  • 1 ts Salt


Heat the oil in a 3 quart pot over medium heat. Add the spices and fry a
bit, 10-20 seconds. Add the rice and stir to coat with the oil and spices,
add the rest of the ingredients except the peas. Bring to a boil. reduce
heat cover tightly and cook over low heat for about 25 minutes. Add the
defrosted peas to the top of the rice and cover again for about 5 minutes.
Gently mix the rice and peas and serve. Serve with yogurt and with cut up
tomatoes, salt and pepper. This dish tastes good with Koftas.

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