Peas Pulao Recipe

A tasty & simple rice dish to make when you are running out of time.
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Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings5
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 Basmati rice/Long grain rice2 Cup (32 tbs) (cup = rice cooker cup)
 Frozen green peas/Fresh green peas1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves4
 Cinnamon sticks3 Medium
 Onion1⁄2 , julienned
 Green chillies3 , slit lengthwise
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.77 g1.2%

Saturated Fat 0.18 g0.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 85.9 mg3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12.1%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 7 g13.2%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 36.8%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash 2 cups Basmati/Long grain rice. Drain water. Keep aside.

In a shallow open pan, heat 2 tbs oil. Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon sticks, green chillies & green peas. Saute for 10 seconds. Add this to rice.

In the same pan, heat 1 tbs oil. Add onions & fry until they turn brown. Add to Rice.

Add 4 cups water to rice, add salt according to taste & cook rice either in rice cooker or on stove.

Serve Hot with Raita or any gravy.


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Snigdha says :

Thanks for bringing that to my notice. Half a teaspoon of cumin seeds should be enough for this recipe. You can add more or less as per your taste. I will also edit the recipe accordingly.
Posted on: 12 February 2011 - 1:13pm

Dipti says :

Tried this one and the outcome was fantastic!!!
Posted on: 13 December 2009 - 2:52am
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Snigdha says :

Thanks for the feedback Dipti!
Posted on: 22 December 2009 - 1:46am
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Snigdha says :

Thank you kaberichattejee
Posted on: 1 February 2008 - 6:53pm

kaberichatterjee says :

nice one!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
Posted on: 1 February 2008 - 6:33pm