Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao | How to make Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao

By Ruchira Hoon  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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About Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao Recipe

A staple in my house, this is usually paired with a simple dal and yogurt

Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao

Ingredients to make Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao

  • 1 cup long grained rice
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 two-inch piece of cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pepper corns
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups good water
  • salt to taste
  • a pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tsp ghee

How to make Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao

  1. 1. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it in two cups of fresh water. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  2. 2. In a large saucepan that has a lid, add the ghee and warm it through.
  3. 3. Add the cumin seeds, peppercorns, bay leaf and cinnamon and wait till it splutters. Then add the onions to it.
  4. 4. Brown the onions slightly and add the peas to it, stir fry till the pea softens
  5. 5. Add salt and turmeric to it and add all the rice along with the water. Stir once to incorporate all the spices together.
  6. 6. Turn the gas on low, simmer till the rice is cooked.
  7. 7. Serve with gravy of your choice

My Tip:

Add a pinch of saffron if you're serving fancy people

Reviews for Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao (5)

Aayush Kansara2 years ago

Can we put oil without ghee

Omparkash Khati2 years ago


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