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Matar Pulao or Peas Pulao

Ruchira Hoon
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Bachelors
  • North Indian
  • Side Dishes
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1 cup long grained rice
  2. 1 onion sliced
  3. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  4. 1 bay leaf
  5. 1 two-inch piece of cinnamon
  6. 1/2 tsp pepper corns
  7. 1 cup frozen peas
  8. 2 cups good water
  9. salt to taste
  10. a pinch of turmeric
  11. 1 tsp ghee


  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

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Aayush Kansara
Aayush Kansara   Dec-16-2017

Can we put oil without ghee

Omparkash Khati
Omparkash Khati   Nov-05-2017


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