Peas Pulav

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Peas Pulao is an easy-to-make Vegetarian rice recipe made with basmati rice and savoury peas. Follow the same simple preparation of pulao and add boiled peas to it - Voila! 

The tasty basmati rice is pressure cooked along with a blend of flavourful ingredients. Desi spices like cinnamon, cloves, jeera, bay leaf, green chillies give a tempting aromatic flavour to the dish. 

Peas Pulao is a wholesome meal and is best served with onion raita.

Take a look at more Main Recipes. You may also want to try Khao Pad Goong (Thai Shrimp Fried Rice), Kung Hoi Ob Woon Sen (Shrimp and Mussels with Jelly Noodles), Vegetarian Garlic Noodles , Baby Uttapam with Aloo Bhaji

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup - frozen peas
  • 2 (1 inch sticks) - cinnamon
  • 5 - cloves
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 1 or 2 - green chillies
  • 1/2 cup - onions, chopped
  • cilantro for garnishing
  • 2 tbsp - ghee(clarified butter)
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make Peas Pulav

  • Rinse and soak basmati rice in water for 15 minutes. Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Temper cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and jeera.
  • When they crackle, add onions and green chillies.
  • Fry till onions turn golden brown.
  • Throw in peas and fry for a minute and take off heat.
  • For 1 cup of rice, add 2 cups of water, fried onions and peas, salt and cook in the rice cooker.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen