Basmati rice cooked with green peas and spices. Try it with your favorite curry dish.

Servings: 4 | Time To Prepare: 20 Minutes | Submitted By: Chitra Nag


  • 2, Cups ( Basmati ) Rice
  • 1, Tsp ( whole ) Black Cumin Seed
  • To taste Salt
  • 5, Tbsp Ghee
  • 2, Silted Green Chili
  • 4, Cups Water
  • 1, Cup Green Peas
  • 3, Whole Cardamom
  • 10, Whole Peppercorns


  1. Heat the ghee (you can also use regular cooking oil). Add the black cumin seeds (Shah Zeera) and fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Add green chilies, cardamom and bay leaf and fry lightly.
  3. Add rice, green peas and whole black pepper and fry for about 2 minute.
  4. Add the water and bring to boil . Stir a few times. Remove from heat when rice is just done.
  5. Serve hot with the curry dish of your choice.

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