How to Make Matar Pulao Recipe

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Matar Pulao Recipe. Vegetarian Pulao Recipe. Matar Pulav Recipe. Indian Rice Recipe.
Matar Pulao Recipe in Hindi Photo.

How to Make Matar Pulao Recipe.

Matar pulao is one of the simple, easy and quick Indian vegetarian rice dish. It is really very delicious in taste as well as healthy too. It is originated from Maharashtrian cuisine and very popular as a street food dish in entire Mumbai. Usually in the streets of Mumbai this easy matar pulao recipe is made on a big tawas and people love to eat this at the streets of Mumbai. In entire Indian houses peoples prepare this quick matar pulao recipe for breakfast or lunch and it is also said to be a light food dish so you can have this in dinner.

Matar Pulao Recipe. Vegetarian Pulao Recipe. Matar Pulav Recipe. Indian Rice Recipe.
Matar Pulao Recipe Photo.

The best thing about this healthy vegetarian pulao is that you can make it in just very quick time. All the required ingredients for this recipe are very simple and commonly available at almost every grocery shops and supermarkets of the world. With this rice recipe you can also read other rice recipes like tawa pulao recipe, rajma chawal recipe, veg biryani recipe etc…….

Ingredients for Matar Pulao Recipe:

Main Ingredients:
1 Cup Basmati Rice.
¾ Cup Green Peas. (Fresh and Frozen).
½ Cup Thinly Sliced .
¼ Cup Chopped Tomato.

Whole Garam Masala:
1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
1 Inch Cinnamon.
1-2 Black Cardamom.
2-3 Green Cardamom.
1-2 Cloves.
1 Single Strands of Mace. (Optional).
1 Medium Bay Leaf. (Optional).

Spices / other Ingredients:
2-3 tbsp Oil or Ghee.
1 tsp Garam Masala.
Water As Per Requirement.

How to Make Matar Pulao Recipe:

  • Wash basmati rice till the water runs clear.
  • Soak the rice for 30 minutes then drain extra water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker or in a pot.
  • Add cumin seeds along with all the whole spices.
  • Saute them till spices releases their aroma and become fragrant.
  • Add sliced onions and saute them till they become golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till oil get separated.
  • Add red chilli powder then the peas and saute for a minute.
  • Add the drained rice and stir gently.
  • Saute for a minute then add salt and mix it nicely.
  • Cover and pressure cooker it for 2 whistles on a high flame.
  • If you are cooking in a pot then cover pot tightly with a lid and cook the rice till all the water is absorbed and rice grains are cooked.
  • Fluff the rice and serve matar pulao hot with onion-tomato-raita or green chutney.

How to Make Matar Pulao Recipe

Matar pulao is one of the delicious as well as healthy Indian rice recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: rice
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Basmati Rice.
  • ¾ Cup Green Peas. Fresh and Frozen.
  • ½ Cup Thinly Sliced .
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Tomato.
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon.
  • 1-2 Black Cardamom.
  • 2-3 Green Cardamom.
  • 1-2 Cloves.
  • 1 Single Strands of Mace. Optional.
  • 1 Medium Bay Leaf. Optional.
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil or Ghee.
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala.
  • Water As Per Requirement.

Instructions

  • Wash basmati rice till the water runs clear.
  • Soak the rice for 30 minutes then drain extra water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker or in a pot.
  • Add cumin seeds along with all the whole spices.
  • Saute them till spices releases their aroma and become fragrant.
  • Add sliced onions and saute them till they become golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till oil get separated.
  • Add red chilli powder then the peas and saute for a minute.
  • Add the drained rice and stir gently.
  • Saute for a minute then add salt and mix it nicely.
  • Cover and pressure cooker it for 2 whistles on a high flame.
  • If you are cooking in a pot then cover pot tightly with a lid and cook the rice till all the water is absorbed and rice grains are cooked.
  • Fluff the rice and serve matar pulao hot with onion-tomato-raita or green chutney.

Notes

: If coking in a pot, then check the rice whilst they are cooked, if all the water has been absorbed and the rice grains have not cooked completely, then just add just few tbsp of water, cover and cook the rice for a few minutes.