Prepare Quick Lunch With Matar Pulao

Matar Pulao
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Not in a mood to cook? Feeling lazy? Cook this super easy and quick matar pulao or peas pulao in just 30 minutes. We all go lazy from time to time and feel like cooking something quick, healthy, and easy. Well, matar pulao is one such dish to cook and does not require a lot of effort. Just a few ingredients and matar pulao is ready.

Matar pulao is a simple pulao with an appetizing aroma and mouthwatering taste. And since winter is the season for peas, it is the best time to cook matar pulao or green peas rice.

It can be a quick lunch or even dinner and tastes delicious when paired with raita or curry like veg korma or butter chicken.

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Since it is purely prepared of rice and matar it is healthy too, cause we care about your health.

If you are somebody who lives away from home and keeps ordering food, this matar pulao recipe is perfect for you. So, no more outside food because we are cooking the easiest meal.

Matar pulao contains 268 calories per serving which is not too much, so need not worry about it being unhealthy.

  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrates 39.5g
  • Fat 10g
  • Fiber 4.1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
Prepare time: 20 min
Cook: 10 min
Ready in: 30 min


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  • 1 cup Rice
  • 2 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Green peas
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Bay leaves -2
  • 2 Dry red chili
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt


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    1. Start by washing the rice and then soak it in water for 10-15 minutes.
    2. Heat a pressure cooker, and add ghee.
    3. Once the ghee is hot, add cinnamon, green cardamom, black cardamom, and bay leaves.
    4. Fry it for a few seconds on medium flame.
    5. Now, add green peas, mix it properly and fry it for a minute or two on a medium flame. Add soaked rice and fry the rice for 1/2 minute.
    6. Keep stirring it while it is being fried.
    7. Add 1.25 glasses of water and salt, to it and mix it.
    8. Allow it to come to a boil.
    9. Once it starts boiling, cover the pressure cooker with the lid properly and cook it for two whistles on a high flame.
    10. After two whistles, turn off the stove and let the cooker cool down completely.
    11. Gently open the lid and mix it.

Serve a hot bowl of matar pulao with your favorite curry or raita. And garnish it with coriander and mint leaves.