Basmati rice/ponni rice - 1 cup
Small onion - 1 cup
Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
Coriander leaves - few
Fennel seeds(Sombu) - 1tbsp
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 1"inch
Pepper - 1 1/2 tbsp( as per your taste)
Ginger-garlic paste - 1tbsp
Jeera - 1 tbsp
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Sour Curd - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 1tbsp
Oil - 1tbsp
Salt - as required
Wash and soak dry green peas overnight.Drain the water & keep aside.
Wash the rice and drain the water & keep aside.
Grind pepper,cloves,cinnamon,fennel seeds,coriander powder,jeera,turmeric powder into a smooth paste by adding some water.
Heat oil and ghee in a pan, add ginger-garlic paste and stir it.Add small onion & fry until onions turn golden brown.
Then add ground masala paste and stir till raw smell goes off.
Add sour curd and stir it for few mins.
Add green peas and a pinch salt & stir until you get a thick consistency.
After that, add rice without water and stir for few mins.
Now add 2 cup of water & salt and pressure cook the rice for 3 whistle.Then turn off.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with chilled raita.