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Matar Pulao | Matar Pulao Recipe

simple and tasty matar pulao made with basic ingredients. Perfect dish to put in lunch box too.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 sliced thinly
  • Peas - 1 cup I used frozen
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
  • Green Chilli - 4 to 5
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee - 2 tblspn
  • Water - 1 cup


  • Wash Rice in lots of water. Now Soak basmati rice for 30 mins. Drain it and set aside.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai.
  • Add in cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  • Add in onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  • Add in green chilli, ginger garlic paste and salt.
  • Now add in peas and mix well.
  • Throw in the soaked and drained rice.
  • Fry that in the ghee for 1 mins.
  • Now take your electric rice cooker.
  • Pour this mixture into the bowl of it and place inside the rice cooker.
  • Add in 1 cup of water and mix well.
  • Close the rice cooker and let it cook till the rice cooker turns off.
  • Let it stay in warm mode for 5 mins.
  • Now serve the perfectly cooked peas pulav with any curry.
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