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green peas pulao



Green Peas Pulao is a delicious and aromatic rice dish from the Indian subcontinent. Made with green peas and fragrant basmati rice, it's mildly spiced and can be served with any curry or yogurt. It's a healthy and nutritious dish as green peas are a good source of protein and fiber. It's an easy and quick dish to prepare making it suitable for lunch boxes or quick weeknight dinners.

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basmati rice

1 cup

green peas

1 cup

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

medium onion, sliced


garlic, minced

2 cloves

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

green cardamoms



1 inch piece


2 cups

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear. Soak it in water for 30 minutes, then drain.

Step 2:

Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds, cardamom, and cinnamon and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add the sliced onion and garlic, and sauté till golden brown.

Step 4:

Now add the green peas, and sauté for a few more minutes.

Step 5:

Add the drained rice, water, and salt. Mix well.

Step 6:

Cover the pan and cook on low heat until the rice is cooked and all the water is absorbed.

Step 7:

Fluff up the rice gently using a fork.

Step 8:

Serve the Green Peas Pulao hot with any curry or yogurt.

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