- 1 tablespoon of ghee or oil
- 4 cloves
- 1 small cinnamon stick
- 2 capsules of cardamom
- 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- 1 1/4 cup of long grain rice
- 1 1/4 cup of peas
- 2 teaspoons of salt
- 2 1/2 cups of hot water
Heat ghee in a pan and fry the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and cumin.
After one minute, add turmeric and rice, and cook, stirring. Add peas, salt andwater and bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and cook 25 minutes over low heat.
Remove lid, stir gently with a fork and remove the cloves, cinnamon stick andcardamom capsules.
Serve hot.Mattar Pilau - Rice with peas,