Rice with Peas


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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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This rice dish is flavoured, very mildly, with cumin seeds, making it suitable for almost any kind of meal.


  • enough long-grain rice to fill a glass measuring jug to the 425 ml/15 fl oz level


  1. Wash the rice in several changes of water and drain. Put the rice in a bowl. Add 1.25 litres/2 pints of water and soak for 30 minutes. Drain and leave in a sieve for 20–30 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a heavy pot over a medium flame. When hot, put in the cumin seeds. Stir them about for 3 seconds. Now put in the chopped onion. Stir and fry until the onion is flecke