Peas Mint Pulav


 For the third day of rice dishes, the theme is layered rice. Here the rice is cooked separately and the gravy is cooked separately. Later in an oven proof dish both are layered alternatively and then cooked either in dum or baked in an oven. So here is the baked version of peas mint pulav.
INGREDIENTS
Basmati rice
1 cup
Water
1 1/ cup
Peas
3/4 cup
Ghee
1tbsp
FOR THE GRAVY
Coriander
1 bunch
Mint leaves
1/ cup
Green chillies
2
Onion
1 small
Ginger
1 small piece
Garam Masala
1tsp
Salt
To Taste

FOR THE SEASONING
Oil
 1tbsp
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Cardamom
2
Bay leaf
2
 
PREPARATION
Cook rice in a pressure cooker upto 2 whistles. When completely cool, open the lid, transfer the rice to a plate, fluff it up with a fork and let it cool
Cook the green peas in the cooker without water
Grind all the things under the gravy to a smooth paste with little water
Now heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. Once it starts to sizzle, add the whole masalas and add the ground masala add fry till the moisture is reduced. Add the cooked peas and cook for a few seconds more. Switch off the heat
Now preheat the oven to 180C
Take an oven proof dish. Spread the ghee at the bottom
Now spread a layer of rice, then a layer of gravy, again a layer of rice.
Close it with an oven proof lid, bake for 15 minutes for the flavour to infuse

Take it out, mix well and serve with paapad and raita



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