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Restaurant Style Peas Pulao Recipe

Anusha Praveen
Restaurant style Peas Pulao- A simple and hearty pulao and tips on how to make it just the restaurant way. Pairs well with dal or curry.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Mains
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 3


  • Peas i used frozen ¾ c
  • Basmati Rice 1 c and 4 tbsp
  • Onions 2 medium chopped finely
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Mint leaves a few
  • Screw pine water kewra pani a splash
  • Salt to taste.
  • Ghee 1.5 tbsp
  • Green chili 2-3 slit
  • Bay leaf 1 torn
  • Cloves 2
  • Cardamom 2
  • Star anise 1 small
  • Mace flower 1 small
  • Cinnamon ¼ inch stick
  • Cumin seeds a few


  • Soak basmati rice in 2.5 c water for 20 mins.
  • Reduce soaking time if cooking in PC.
  • Once done, drain water. Set aside.
  • Heat a pan with ghee.
  • Add all whole spices and once fragrant, add ginger garlic paste.
  • Saute for 20 secs. Now add green chili and onions.
  • Fry till onions are pinkish and soft. Add mint leaves next and fry till they just wilt.
  • Add green peas next and fry for 1 min. Add salt and mix.
  • Now add soaked and drained rice, 2.5 c water and a splosh of the kewra pani.
  • Mix well. Transfer to an rice cooker and cook till done.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve hot.
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