Peas Pulao

Peas Pulao is my latest addiction ;). It is so easy to prepare and a simple one pot meal. I usually prepare cucumber raita and (or) green chicken curry to eat with this pulao. I can promise you that you can never go wrong with this pulao.

Peas Pulao - 1


Raw Rice: 2 cups

Green Peas: 1/2 cup

Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tablespoon

Onion: 1; finely sliced

Green Chillis: 4-5; finely chopped (Adjust as per taste)

Ghee (Clarified Butter): 2 tablespoons

Bay Leaf: 1

Cloves: 4

Cinnamon: 1″ stick

Cardamom: 4

Coriander Leaves: 3 tablespoons finely chopped leaves

Mint Leaves: 3 tablespoons finely chopped leaves

Salt: as per taste


1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamoms. Saute for few seconds.

2. Add chopped green chillis, coriander and mint leaves. Saute till the leaves wilt.

3. Add sliced onion and saute till onion turns transparent. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell is gone.

4. Add peas, salt and combine well. Saute for a minute.

5. Add washed rice and saute on medium flame for 2-3 minutes. Add 4 cups water. Cook on medium flame till rice and peas are cooked.

6. Remove the lid and combine well without breaking rice. Serve hot with raita or curry of your choice.


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