Peas Pulao is mildly spiced pulao with green peas. It is also known as matar pulao, as green peas is called matar in hindi. It is easy to prepare and can be prepared in a jiffy. I prepare this peas pulao often and serve it with a rich side dish like paneer butter masala. malai kofta curry etc.,
How to make peas pulao ?
Wash basmati rice, drain excess water and keep it aside. In a pressure cooker, heat oil, add fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise, bay leaves and fry for a minute. Then add sliced onions and green chillies, fry till onions turn translucent. Then add grated ginger and garlic and fry till raw smell goes. Now add green peas, mix well. Next add rice, required water, salt, mix well and pressure cook in medium high heat for one whistle. Turn off the heat. Wait till the pressure releases, gently fluff it up, garnish with coriander leaves and serve it warm.
Preparing peas pulao with step by step pictures
Peas Pulao Recipe, Matar Pulao, Green Peas Pulav
Recipe for mildly spiced pulao with green peas. This pulao is vegan and gluten free. Category : Main dish – Rice Recipe Developed, Cooked and Clicked by : Divya Prakash Published : October 08, 2016 Prep time : 10 mins; Cook time : 15 mins; Total time : 25 mins Yield : 4 servings
Basmati Rice : 2 Cup
Fresh green Peas : 1 Cup
Oil : 1 Tablespoon
Fennel seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
Cloves : 4 nos.
Cinnamon : 1″ long
Star Anise : 1 no.
Cardamom : 4 nos.
Bay leaf : 2 nos.
Onion : 1 medium sized (sliced)
Green Chillies : 2 nos. (slit)
Garlic : 4-5 cloves (grated / minced)
Ginger : 1″ long (grated / minced)
Salt : To taste
Coriander leaves : To garnish
Wash Basmati Rice, drain excess water and keep it aside.
Heat oil, add fennel seeds, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise, bay leaves and fry.
Add sliced onions and green chillies and fry till onions turn translucent.
Now add the grated ginger and garlic and fry.
Next add, green peas and mix. Then add rice, required water, salt, mix well and pressure cook in medium high heat for one whistle. Turn off the heat.
Wait till the pressure releases, gently fluff the rice up, garnish with coriander leaves/ cilantro and serve it warm.
I have used 3 cups of water for this recipe in the ratio of 1 : 1.5. i.e., for 1 cup of rice, it is 1.5 cup of water. But it will vary with the rice you use, so check the package instruction.