Matar Pulao | Green Peas With Basmati Rice

This is very easy recipe, with basmati rice and green peas. It is very mild and fragrant, and great as a side dish, or for those picky kids who don’t like their peas. Pulav tastes best with Fresh green peas rather than frozen ones.You could try adding a bit of ready-made pulao masala to give it a new flavour.

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
Basmati Rice 1 cup
Green Peas 250  gram
Onion 1
Ginger 1/2 inch pieces
Garlic 5 flakes
Cloves 4
Cinnamon Stick 2
Cardamom green 2
Cardamom Brown 2
Cumin Seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Pepper Corn 1/2 teaspoon
Bay Leaf 2
Green Chillies 3
Salt to taste


1. Soak rice in water for 15 minutes. Drain & keep aside.

2. Heat Vegetable oil into non stick kadhai for few Minutes, Add Chopped onion , Green chillies ,Cumin Seeds ,Cloves ,Bay leaf ,Cinnamon stick . stir for few minutes.

3. Grind Ginger ,Garlic ,pepper corn , cardamom green ,Cardamom brown and Cumin seeds .

4. Now add this paste into non stick kadhai ,fry till oil shows separately.

5. Now add green peas and fry for minutes.

6 . Add 1 and 1/2 Cup of water into kadhai and salt.

7. Now add Basmati rice and mix well.

8. Bring to a boil, then cover, Cook on Medium heat for 10 minutes.

9. Serve hot with Pickle and yogurt .

10. Enjoy!!

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