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Mattar ke Chawal

A rice pullao made with green peas
Recipe By : Niru Gupta
Type: Rice Varieties Serving: 4-6 Cooking Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 cups (360 g) basmati (long grain rice), washed and soaked for an hour atleast
  • 2 tbsp (30 g )  ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 tbsp jeera (cumin seeds )
  • 1 tbsp shredded ginger
  • 2 cups shelled (1 kg unpeeled) green peas
  • 2 tbsp powdered dhania (coriander seeds )
  • 1 tsp   Garam Masala I
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp haldi (turmeric)


  • In a heavy based pan, heat the ghee and add the jeera and the ginger.
  • When the ginger becomes a little brown, add the peas, dhania, garam masala, salt and haldi, and stir-fry till well mixed.

  • Add 4 cups water, and bring to a boil uncovered, then lower the heat and cover. The rice should be done in 10 mins. Serve hot.

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