Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao

Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao

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Quick and easy but enchanting, the Matar Pulao is a timeless classic of Indian cuisine.

The rich taste of ghee and the mind-blowing aroma of whole spices makes this dish a really mouth-watering one, so good that you can just have it plain without any accompaniments.

However, its suave taste makes it a good accompaniment for any subzi or raita . Don’t miss out on making this dish when green peas are in season!

You can also try other wonderful green pea based creations like Fresh Green Pea Soup and Vatana ni Kachori .

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Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao recipe - How to make Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao

Soaking time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Soak the rice in enough water in a deep bowl for 30 minutes, drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 8 minutes.
  3. Add the rice an sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add salt and 1½ cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  6. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy268 cal
Protein5 g
Carbohydrates39.5 g
Fiber4.1 g
Fat10 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.8 mg

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Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 19 Jun 19 10:01 PM

Simply amazing taste.. 👌🏼👌🏼
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Tarla Dalal    We are glad you like our recipe!! Do try more and give us your feedback!! Happy cooking!!
20 Jun 19 02:13 PM
Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 12 Apr 18 07:32 PM

Wonderful. Satisfying meal during summer accompanied by fresh curds.
Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 16 Jan 18 08:45 AM

Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 07 Aug 17 03:04 AM

So simple and absolutely yummy! Thanks!
Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 16 Feb 17 09:03 AM

really it is very tasty.but how I can retain Color of matar green.whenever I make this matar looses its Color.
Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
 on 10 Jan 17 09:45 AM

Matar Pulao.. i love this recipe.. with no masala.. just flavourful rice.. i enjoy this plain by itself.. Thank you for this simple recipe..