Peas Pulao Recipe - Matar Pulav Recipe - How to make peas pulao

Peas Pulao Recipe
Green Peas Pulao also known as Matar Pulav is a quick one pot meal that I am making often these days as mittu is fond of peas and hubby never complains. I always have ginger garlic paste in stock so making this pulao becomes very easy. It is best for packing for lunch or picnics too so lets get on to the making of peas pulav.Check out my peas biryani with coconut milk and corn peas pulao.
Matar Pulav

Peas Pulao Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Basmati rice - 1 cup
Fresh peas - 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Onions - 1 chopped lengthwise
Green chillies - 2
Mint leaves - 1/8 cup(optional)
Water - 1 and 1/2 cups
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Shahi Jeera - 1 tsp
Bay leaf - 1 small
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
Cloves - 2
Star Anise -1 small

Method:

  1. In a pressure cooker : Heat oil, ghee in a pan. Add jeera,cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf and star anise. Fry for 2mins.Now add ginger garlic paste and onions and saute till golden brown.
    How to make peas pulao - Step1
  2. Then add mint leaves and green chillies saute till it shrinks. Then add peas and give a quick stir.Add required salt.
    How to make peas pulao - Step2
  3. Rinse rice well and presoak in water for 15-20mins. Drain water and add the rice, give a quick stir.
    How to make peas pulao - Step3
  4. Add water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Once pressure releases , open and carefully mix the rice and fluff it up.
    How to make peas pulao - Step4
Serve hot with any gravy of your choice.
Peas Pulao Recipe

My Notes:

Peas Pulao Recipe

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