Saffron rice with paneer and peas
Saffron rice , a rich tasty dish that goes well with any vegetables as side dishes.
For this rice you need
1 cup of Basmati rice
1/2 tsp. of saffron threads.
1/2 cup of peas
1/2 cup of paneer (chopped and slightly tossed in ghee)
2 nos. of cardamom and cloves.
Few nos. of cashews (Roasted in ghee)
Salt to taste
3 tsp. of ghee
Wash and soak the rice for 10mins.
Chop the onions.
In the cooker, heat oil and ghee,add the cardamoms and cloves. Saute for a min.
Add the chopped onions, saute them till they turn translucent.
Now add the saffron and the peas.
Finally add the rice, with 2 cups of water along with salt. Allow it for 2 whistles.
Mix the cashews and paneer with this cooked rice.
Saffron rice is ready to serve...