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Peas Pulao

Snigdha's picture
A tasty & simple rice dish to make when you are running out of time.
  Basmati rice/Long grain rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (cup = rice cooker cup)
  Frozen green peas/Fresh green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 4
  Cloves 5
  Cinnamon sticks 3 Medium
  Onion 1⁄2 , julienned
  Green chillies 3 , slit lengthwise
  Salt To Taste

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Diwali, Holi, Wedding
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

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


kaberichatterjee's picture
nice one!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
Snigdha's picture
Thank you kaberichattejee
Dipti's picture
Tried this one and the outcome was fantastic!!!
Snigdha's picture
Thanks for the feedback Dipti!
Snigdha's picture
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.
Peas Pulao Recipe