Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Peas and Minced Meat Recipe

Ingredients :

2 cups

3 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1

1 clove

1/2 teaspoon

6

250 g

2 cups

4 cups

3 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

Long grain rice

Ghee or oil

Cumin seeds

Medium onion, finely chopped

Garlic, crushed

Finely grated fresh ginger

Whole cloves

Minced lamb

Shelled green peas

Hot water

Salt

Garam masala

Method :
  • Wash rice if necessary and leave to drain.

  • Heat ghee in a large heavy-based saucepan with a well-fitting lid.

  • Fry the cumin, onion, garlic and whole cloves until onion is soft and golden brown.

  • Add peas and half cup water, stir well, cover and cook until peas are half done.

  • Add rice and hot water and stir in the salt.

  • Bring quickly to the boil, cover, turn heat very low and cook for 10 minutes.

  • Uncover and sprinkle with garam masala but do not stir.

  • Replace lid and continue cooking for a further 10 minutes or until liquid is all absorbed and rice is cooked through.

  • Serve hot.

 

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