- 2 cups basmati rice
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 4 cups water
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- 5 – 6 cloves
- 5 – 6 black peppercorns
- 1 – 2 bay leaves
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- salt, to taste
- a pinch of saffron, mixed in 2 tbsp water
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- Heat oil in a non-stick pan and saute cumin seeds and sliced onions, till tender and slightly browned.
- Add rice, water, salt, peppercorns, cloves, and bay leaves, and cover cook on medium-low heat till rice is tender.
- Add in peas and saffron water and cover cook for another 5 – 6 minutes till peas heat through.
- Best eaten warm with any curry or on its own!
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