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peas pulao recipe

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Peas Pulao recipe is a very famous dish in India. There are many varieties of pulao. the one here is made from green peas.


  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Peas – 1 cup
  • Oil – 3 spoons
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Star anise – 2 nos
  • Marathi moggu – 1 no
  • Cardamom – 3 nos
  • Cinnamon – 1 no
  • Onion (big) – 1 finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Green chili – 4 nos
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee – 1 spoon

 Steps to cook peas pulao recipe:

  1. First wash the basmati rice and soak in water for 15 minutes and drain the water then keep it aside.
  2. In a cooker add oil and allow it to heat then add bay leaf, Star anise Marathi moggu, Cardamom, Cinnamon.
  3. Next add onion and fry till the colour become changed, and then add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smells disappear.
  4. Now add green chili, then soaked rice, peas and fry for a minute.
  5. Next add 2 cups of water and allow it to boil, then close the cooker.
  6. Cook the rice for 2 whistles and reduce the heat it to low flame for 5 minutes and switch off the stove.
  7. Allow it to cool naturally and open the lid, add ghee and mix well.
  8. Now peas Pulao recipe is ready to eat. Serve with cucumber raita. It is nice combination.


Peas benefits:

  • Green peas are a very good source of manganese, phosphorus, dietary fiber, copper, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B1 and folate.
  • They also good source of vitamin B6, vitamin B2, molybdenum, magnesium, niacin, zinc, protein, iron, potassium and choline.