Ingredients: 100g oil; 6 cloves; 1 stick of cinnamon; 3 cardamoms; 50g of chopped onions; 200g green peas; 400g or approximately two cups of long-grain basmati rice; salt to taste; coriander, chopped, for garnish.
Preparation: Heat the oil in a wide casserole dish, then add the cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Mix well and sauté over a low flame for a few minutes. Add the onions and sauté until they turn brown. Add the green peas and sauté for over 2 minutes. Add the rice, 4 cups of water and salt, mix well and lower the flame after it first starts to boil. Cover and let simmer for approximately 12-15 minutes. Check that the rice is cooked. In case it is not, sprinkle some more water over it, and allow it to fully evaporate. Serve hot, garnished with coriander.
19. May 2013 at 0:00 | By Beata Balogová, James Thomson and Jana Liptáková