Peas Pulao


  • White basmati rice-6 cups(cooked)
  • Green peas -1 1/2 cups
  • Onion-1(sliced)
  • jeera(cumin) seeds-1tsp
  • Garlic flakes-3 (finely crushed)
  • ginger-1 small piece (finely crushed)
  • Cloves-2,small piece of cinnamon(crushed roughly)
  • Cardamoms-3
  • Ghee(clarified butter)-2tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves ( chopped finely)-2tsp
  • Cashewnuts-1tsp(chopped)


  • Heat the ghee in a non stick pan and add the ginger-garlic paste.
  • When it browns, add the cardamoms, cinammon, jeera, cloves and onions.
  • Fry till the onions turn transparent.
  • Now add the peas, cashewnuts and the coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Cook on low heat till the peas are cooked.
  • Mix in the cooked rice and heat through.
  • Eat when hot with a vegetable or raita.

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