Aloo Matar Pulao / Potato Green Peas Pulao

Serving for -2 Ingredients 1 cup Basmati rice - Wash rice and soak in water for about 15-20 minutes 1/2 cup frozen green p...

Serving for -2


1 cup Basmati rice - Wash rice and soak in water for about 15-20 minutes
1/2 cup frozen green peas
1 medium sized potato - cut into cubes
1 onions - cut into slices
1 tsp of ginger garlic paste
3 green chilies - finely chopped
3 tsp oil
1 tsp ghee / butter
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
4-5 curry leaves
pinch of asafoetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp dry mango powder
1/4 tsp shredded jaggery
2 cups of water
chopped cilantro
salt to taste

Spices to dry roast and grind

1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp funnel seeds
3-4 cloves
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 inch cinnamon stick
1 black cardamom
2-3 green cardamom

  • Dry roast the above spices till nice aroma starts to come out. Grind them coarsely and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chopped green chilies, and curry leaves. Let them crackle. Add sliced onion and saute till onion becomes translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few seconds. Add potato cubes and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add pinch of asafoetida, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, ground masala and salt to taste. Saute for a minute.
  • Now add soaked rice to it. Mix rice gently. Add water, jaggery and chopped cilantro. Close the lid and cook the rice till 3 whistles. Cook as per your own judgement.
  • Once all pressure goes away, open the lid. Add frozen green peas and ghee. Mix gently and serve hot with raita or pickle.


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  1. Delicious combo and yummy pulao !!

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  2. Lovely pulao. perfect for lunch box :)

  3. Delicious pulao.. I loved the way you have plated the dish.. Also thanks for giving the detailed break-up of spices to be ground. Now I will also try making fresh spices instead of using Garam Masala.

  4. green peas and potato goes well in pulao....luks so delicious

  5. yummy recipe..perfect for my luncbox

  6. Absolutely delicious, love the carrot flower..

  7. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific and super tempting dish..

  8. Wow..You have made it perfectly..Totally YUMMY...Love it..Bookmarked..


  9. Yummy n healthy pulao..Lovely presentation!!
    Erivum Puliyum



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