Basmati Rice-4 cups
Tomatoes-4 to 5 nos ( Puree 2 to 3 cups)
Green peas-1/2 cup (u can add more)
Coconut Milk-1 can
Onions-1 Big size (sliced)
Green chillies-6 to 7 nos( slit)
Cinnamon sticks-2 nos
Star Anise-1 no
Bay leaves-4 nos
Ginger/ Garlic Paste-2 tbsp
Red chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Water-1 1/2 cup
Wash the rice and soak it for 30 minutes and then drain and keep it aside.
Puree the tomatoes in a blander.Keep it aside.
Peel the onions and cut into slices.
Heat the oil in a cooker and add bay leaves,cloves,cinnamon,cardamoms,star anise and green chillies fry for a few seconds.
Now add the onions fry for 5 minutes and add ginger/garlic paste fry for another 5 minutes.
Now add green peas fry for 3 to 4 minutes.Add turmeric powder stir once.
Now add the rice to the pan and fry for 5 minutes.
Now add tomato puree ,coconut milk,water ,red chilli powder,garam masala powder and salt mix well.
Now close the lid cook the rice.(Don't put the whistle)Make sure in between u need it stir well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve hot with curd or raita.