1/2 Cup Peas ( Frozen or fresh)
1/2 Cup Corn ( Frozen or fresh )
1 onion, finely chopped
3 Green chillies, sliced
1 Bay leaf
1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
1/4 Cup Pudina / mint
1 Cup Basmati Rice
2 1/2 Cups Water
Salt to taste
1 Tbsp Oil ( or ghee )
Soak basmati rice for 15 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf followed by cinnamon stick.
Fry and add the chopped onion followed by green chillies and pudina / mint leaves. Fry them till the color of onion turns light brown color.
Now add the peas and corn, mix well and add salt.
Wash the soaked rice and add to the peas - corn mixture.
Mix well and add measured water. Simmer and cover the pan with aluminium foil.
Cook for 8 -10 minutes or until the rice gets cooked.
Remove and serve hot with Onion Raita or Spicy curry.