Peas pulao or how to make peas pulao

Recipe Categories: Vegetarian Rice Dishes

Peas are power house of nutrition that are boon for your health. It gives fresh flavour for any dish. This  simple Indian Rice dish probably needs no introduction.Simple, easy to make and healthy. I thank and remember my aunt who thought me to make this dish.

Preparation  time-10 min

Cooking time-15min

Total time-25min

Serves-3 to 4.



Basmati:- long grained rice-3 cups

Green peas-1 cup

Cinnamon-3 to 4 sticks

Cloves-2 to 4 nos

Fresh ginger garlic paste-2tsp

Green chilli {chopped into 2 pieces}-3 nos

Oil-1 tsp

Ghee-1 tsp

Water-5 ½ cup

Salt to taste.

Procedure :

Wash and soak long grained rice in water for 15min.Drain water and keep them aside

Heat oil and ghee in a pan for sauteing .Add cinnamon and cloves begin to crackle add green chilli and ginger garlic pastepp2

Saute for a minute add green peas mix till raw smell goes,add soaked and drained basmati rice.Mix and saute for 1-2 min.




Transfer to a rice cooker ,add water and close the lid of the rice cooker.

(If you are cooking in a container add water and cook in a low flame till rice is done).


After 8-10 min rice is done.


Ingredients for garnishing :-


Onion-4 medium size[sliced thin]

Cashewnut-25 nos

Corinder leaves- 1 cup chopped

Oil -2 tsp


Procedure for garnishing:

Take a kadai-Add  ghee and oil in to it add cashewnuts in a medium flame sauting till it turns to golden brown in colour,Remove it and keep it separatly.


In the same oil add thinly sliced onions.Stir fry till onions are golden or caramelized.[do not burn the onions as this lead to bitter taste to pulao]


Add fried onions,cashewes finely chopped coriander leaves to cooked pulao mix all together.


Transfer peas pulao to a serving bowl and enjoy with any curries, it matches good with both vegetarian and non vegetarian curries.












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