Potato and Green Peas Masala Bhaat

Potato and Green Peas Masala Bhaat

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Sometimes common ingredients produce more magical outcomes than exotic ones! here is a simple example. Although it uses just a simple masala of coconut, chillies, ginger and garlic, the potato and green peas masala bhaat appears like an elaborate preparation for a special occasion! on a busy day, you can serve it simply with a raita and you have a tasty meal ready.

Potato and Green Peas Masala Bhaat recipe - How to make Potato and Green Peas Masala Bhaat

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1/2 cup potato cubes
1/2 cup green peas
1 cup long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
1 1/2 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using Little Water)
2 tbsp grated coconut
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
2 green chillies , roughly chopped
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add 2½ cups of hot water, potatoes, green peas, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, prepared paste, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  3. Cover and cook on a medium flame for 12 to 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Potato and Green Peas Masala Bhaat Video by Tarla Dalal