Friday, November 18, 2016

Simple Peas Pulao

I have already made a post of Hotel style veg kurma which is my family favorite and I did mention in that post that I always serve it with this simple peas pulao which can be made very quickly with all ingredients easily available and this combo surely rocks's the most requested one in my house too ...So Do try this with Kurma it would be the most requested combo in your house too ....Please do leave in your feedbacks would love to read them :D


2 & 1/2  Cups Cooked Basmati Rice (cook to 80 % and then drain and keep aside).

1/2 cup cooked peas ( I have used frozen which I have boiled)

4 tbsp freshly grated coconut

1 tsp shahi jeera

2 Green cardamom / Elaichi

1' Dalchini /Cinnamon stick

1 tbsp methi / Fenugreek leaves

1 tbsp Coriander leaves

2 tbsp cashews (broken into halves)

2 tbsp Ghee  + 1 tbsp oil

salt to taste


  • Spread the cooked Rice add in oil, salt mix lightly and then keep aside.
  • Add coconut in mixed grinder and grind to a fine paste and keep aside
  • In pan add in ghee when it melts add shahi jeera, Cinnamon, Green cardamom , fry for a min till you get nice aroma.
  • Then add in methi, coriander leaves fry well till the leaves are wilted and they shrink in size giving out a very nice aroma.
  • Now add in cashews fry till golden add in peas , coconut paste and fry well till it leaves oozes out oil.
  • Lower the gas flame to very low now add in Rice and mix in lightly and keep on a simmer flame till well cooked,....serve with Kurma ( my recommendation ) or any gravy of your choice .
  • It's simple and truly delicious and lightly fragrant Rice which you will def love :) 

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