Aloo Matar Pulao (Green Peas Potato Pulao)

Aloo Matar Pulao is an easy rice/pulao recipe. It is again a pressure cooker recipe. Market is full of fresh green peas, it is perfect time to prepare matar pulao. In case you are preparing this dish in off-season, use frozen peas. This dish can be prepared without potatoes also.

Aloo Matar Pulao

Aloo Matar Pulao

You can pack this in your kids lunch box. Serve pulao with curd, raita or pickle of you choice. This pulao can be added in your party menu too, by adding dry fruits in it.

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For more rice recipes check Neer Dosa (Rice Crêpe – South India Cuisine) , Phirni (Rose flavoured Indian rice pudding) , Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani (My mother’s recipe) , Chana Dal Pulao (kabuli) .

 Serves: 3

Duration: 30 mins

Ingredients for Aloo Matar Pulao

Rice (uncooked)2 cups (heaped)
Green peas3/4 cup
Potato (cubed)2 (medium size)
Tomato2 (small size)
Green chilli4-5
Black peppercorn5-6
Cloves3-4
Cardamom1
Cinnamon stick1"
Bay leaf1
Red chilli powder1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste1 tsp
Coriander powder1.5 tsp
Salt1 tsp or as per taste
Oil2 tbsp
Water4 cups
Onion (sliced)1 (large)

Method for Aloo Matar Pulao

  • Wash rice and keep it aside. Wash green peas and chop potatoes and all other vegetables.

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add black peppercorn, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and cardamom. Cook for 2-3 mins.

  • In the pressure cooker now add chopped onion and ginger garlic paste. Cook till onion turns slightly golden and raw smell of paste fades away.

  • Add potatoes and green peas in the cooker. Stir fry both the vegetables for few minutes.

  • Now add tomatoes and green chillies. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add all the remaining spices and salt. Mix everything.

  • In the cooker now add water, when it starts boiling add rice.

  • Close the lid of pressure cooker and cook till two whistles on high flame.
  • Let the pressure drop and your pulao is ready.

  • Serve hot pulao with pickle.

आलू मटर पुलाव बनाने की विधि –

  • सबसे पहले चावल को अच्छे से धोलें। हरे मटर धोलें। सभी सब्ज़ियों के काट लें।

  • प्रेशर कुकर में तेल गरम करें।  काली मिर्च, लौंग, दालचीनी, तेज पत्ता, और इलायची मिलाएं।

  • इसके बाद कुकर में कट्टे हुए प्याज़ और अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट डालें। तब तक पकाएँ, जब तक प्याज़ थोड़े सुनहरे हो जाएँ और कच्चापन ख़त्म हो जाए।

  • कुकर में कटे हुए टमाटर और हरी मिर्च डालकर २-३ min पकाएं।

  • सभी मसाले और नमक मिला के २-३ minभूनें।

  • पानी मिलाएं और एक उबाल आने पर चावल मिला के कुकर का ढ़क्कन बंद करें।

  • २ सिटी या whistle आने तक तेज़ आंच पे पकाएं।
  • गरमा गरम पुलाव अचार के साथ परोसें।

2 Comments

  1. This is easier than I thought! Can I add chicken to this pulao? Sorry, non-veg problems 😛 Thanks for sharing the recipe Alisha!

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