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Matar Pulao

7 oz. Rice
7 oz. Freshly Shelled Peas
1 1/2 tblspn. Butter or Ghee
6 Cloves
2 Small Pieces Cinnamon
1 tspn. Caraway Seeds
1/2 tspn. Turmeric
1/2 Pint
2 tblspn. Hot Water
Wash and soak the rice for about 1 hour. Heat the butter in a heavy saucepan and put in the cloves and pieces of cinnamon and the turmeric and caraway seeds. Keep the heat very low and fry these for 1 or 2 minutes. Add the washed, drained rice, salt and peas. Mix and fry gently for a few minutes, stirring constantly. Next add the hot water. Mix thoroughly and bring quickly to the boil. Cook in oven 375o F. For 30 minutes with lid on.