Quick Peas Pulao

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200g - rice
  • 2 cups - peas
  • 2 - onion (medium sized), sliced thin
  • 1 - tomato (big) - chopped fine
  • 4 - green chillies (big), slit
  • 1 tsp - ginger and garlic paste
  • 1 - star anise
  • 1/2 inch - Marathi moggu
  • Cinnamon, a small piece
  • 1 - clove
  • 1 - cardamom
  • 1/2 a leaf - bay leaf
  • 4 tbsp - oil/ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 pinch - turmeric powder
  • Water to cook
  • Curry leaves, to garnish
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

How to Make Quick Peas Pulao

  • Wash the rice and keep aside.
  • Heat handi/pressure cooker, add ghee/oil, add star anise, Marathi moggu, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, bay leaf and let splutter.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, and fry till the raw smell goes away.
  • Add sliced onions and saute well, add green chillies and continue sauteing.
  • Add tomatoes, stir well and let cook.
  • Add turmeric powder and continue cooking. Once it forms into a thick paste, add green peas and mix well, add salt and let cook for a few minutes.
  • Add washed rice and stir well, add chopped curry leaves.
  • Add enough water to immerse all these contents, stir again and close with lid.
  • Once the steam starts coming, let cook for 2-3 whistles.
  • De-steam, open the lid, and stir well.
  • Add coriander leaves, stir well.
  • Serve hot with onion raitha or cucumber raitha.