Peas Pulao


  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice
  • 2 cups of fresh / frozen green peasmo
  • 1 medium sized onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies slit open
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 2-3 cardamons cracked open
  • 4-5 pepper corns
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Olive or vegetable oil
  • Corainder / cilantro for garnishing
Peas Pulao


  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan. When the oil is hot enough add the cumin seeds, bay leaves,cloves, pepper corns and cardamoms.
  2. When the cumin seeds start to crack, add the onion and green chillies
  3. When the onions start turning translucent add the fresh peas, some salt and saute for a few minutes.
  4. Add the cooked rice and mix gently. The rice should be separate and not get mushy.
  5. Once the rice has been mixed in, leave the mixture in the pan for a few minutes and roast the pulao on low flame.
  6. When a golden brown crust starts forming at the base of the pulao mixture, turn of the stove and garnish with fresh coriander.

Serve hot with a gravy side like Dum aloo or dal.


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