Pulav refers to preparing a rice dish with already steam cooked rice, preferably Basmati rice. Good old greenpeace from the convenience of our own freezer transforms the aromatic pulav into a healthy, tasty and irresistible rice dish that you love to cook and enjoy on a regular basis. Peas Pulav is a balanced healthy recipe which contains our essential one of 5 a day in the form of greenpeace and the gluten free, but flavourful basmati rice as good carbs – making it a right choice for an enjoyable meal time.
Peas Pulav is a simple to cook recipe with loads of flavours and aromas. The earthy flavours of jeera (cumin seeds), strong spiciness of clove and sweet cardamom aromas make peas pulav a special and lavish rice dish with a minimum effort due to its easy and quick cooking method. You may enjoy peas pulav rice as a main dish with dal or as a side dish with any curry (like chicken tikka masala or signature vegetarian curry). Peas Pulav is also known ‘Matar Pulav’ (matar in Hindi means greenpeace)
Here is Your Recipe
6 cups of cooked white basmati rice
1 1/2 cups of frozen green peas thawed
1 small onion sliced
1 tsp jeera(cumin) seeds
3 garlic flakes crushed finely
1 small piece of ginger, crushed finely
1 small piece cinnamon broken into pieces
2 tablespoon ghee(clarified butter)
Salt to taste
2 tsps coriander leaves, chopped finely
1 tablespoon cashew nuts, chopped
Heat the ghee in a non stick pan and add ginger-garlic paste.
When it browns, add the cardamoms, cinnamon, jeera, cloves and onions.
Fry till the onions turn transparent.
Now add the peas, cashew nuts and 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 meat side dish.
Add caramalised onions for an irresisting taste
Use fresh peas in summer if possible for fresh flavours