Matar Pulao Recipe

Matar Pulao (Peas Pulao) Lunch/Dinner Recipes

Matar (Peas) Pulao

Matar or Peas is a popular ingredient used as a vegetable in lots of dishes and cuisines around the world. In India, green peas known as matar is used to make sabzi’s or pulao.

In this recipe, we will prepare Matar Pulao, it is a rice based dish cooked in Indian Masala and is a type of Biryani. Pulao is also known as Pilaf, Pilau and Pulav

Matar
Fresh Peas (Matar)

Ingredients:

  • Rice 750 gm
  • Fresh peas 750 gm
  • Mint leaves half bunch optional
  • Poppy seeds 50 gm
  • Coriander leaves half bunch
  • Salt 1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies 100 gm
  • Garam masala powder 1 spoon
  • Onion 2
  • Ginger 2-3 pieces
  • Garlic 1 bulb
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Tomato 500 gms
  • Oil 100 gm

Method: (Firstly, We will prepare Matar Masala)

  • Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Roast poppy seeds on medium flame for about 10-15 seconds while stirring it.
  • Heat a pan and add 3 tbs oil
  • Add 1/4th green chillies and roast it for 30 sec while stirring constantly
  • Now add onions and roast until golden brown
  • Add tomato and cook until it dissolves
  • Now add 1/2 of both min leaves and coriander leaves and mix well
  • Further, we need to add a little ginger-garlic paste and stir
  • Now Add turmeric powder
  • Add salt and add garam masala powder
  • Mix it well
  • Add peas and stir mix for 30 sec on full flame
  • Close lid and cook for 2 min on medium flame (In between after 1 min stir the matar)
  • Take off stove and keep aside

For Pulao:

  • Heat a vessel, on full flame
  • Add oil
  • Now add 2-3 crushed cardamoms
  • Add 1 spoon Caraway Seeds
  • Now add 2-3 pieces cinnamon
  • Add 4-5 cloves
  • Now add green chillies cut from the end and cook in oil for 30 sec
  • Add remaining mint leaves and coriander leaves and mix well
  • Now add remaining onions and roast until golden brown
  • Add tomato and cook until it is dissolved
  • Add the remaining salt and turmeric powder
  • Mix it well

Continued….below

  • Add water (For 750 gm Rice, we need 1 and 3/4 ltr water)
  • Now add the remaining garam masala and mix it
  • Add poppy seeds paste
  • Cook and allow it to boil
  • When it is boiling add rice and mix thoroughly
  • Close lid and cook until water dries and little water remains on full flame
  • Add ghee 1 tbs and mix well
  • Now add matar masala and mix thoroughly
  • Heat a tawa.
  • Further, Place the vessel on tawa and cook on dum, initially cook for 1 min on full flame.
  • After that Cook for 5 min on medium flame.
  • Tasty Matar Pulao is ready.
  • Serve Hot

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