Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes.
Heat a non-stick pan, add ghee, oil once they heat, add shah jeera along with cloves, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and cardamom pods.
Next add the finely chopped onions, green chillies and sauté them for a minute or until onions turn into translucent.
Add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes.
Next add green peas, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Mix well
Drain the water from the rice and add to the saucepan and mix gently without
breaking the rice and fry for a minute or until water evaporates from rice.
Then add 1 ½ cup of hot water and check the seasonings.
Cover with lid and cook on low flame for 15 minutes or till the rice is cooked.
Then gently fluff up the rice with a fork and transfer into a serving plate.
Enjoy this delicious Green peas pulao with raita.