Spicy Peas Pulao

Spicy Peas Pulao

You can add any veggies of your choice and follow the same recipe .....

The other day after making Nawabi chicken gravy....I was asking sis if she could make a pulao ( she makes good ones ) she said ,will make usual one and I wanted a new recipe but couldn't tell her and was surprised when I saw the pulao .....very simple yet different in taste....kids enjoyed the pulao ...thanx Seema for sharing this recipe ......


Basmati rice - 1 cup ( soaked for 30 minutes )
Green peas- 1/2 cup
Onion ( sliced )- 1
Green chillies - 3 to 4
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
Bay leaves - 2
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Water -1 and 3/4 cups
Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp
Salt to taste


1) Grind ginger and green chillies into a coarse paste.keep aside .

2) Heat oil in a pan on a medium flame, add cumin seeds and bay leaf then add sliced onion and fry till it becomes translucent.

3) Add turmeric powder ,ginger and green chillies paste .Saute it for 1 minute . Then add garam masala powder and coriander powder and mix it well.

4) Add green peas and rice,cook for 2 minutes .Add salt and water.

5) Cover it and cook on a high flame for 5 minutes then reduce the flame to medium and cook for 10 to 12 minutes till rice is done.

6) Serve hot with any gravy of your choice.