Potato and peas Pulav

PREP TIME: 10 Mins


Potato & peas pulav ingredients


Cumin Seeds – ½ tea spoon

Bay leaf – 1

Cloves – 2

Cinnamon stick – 1

Cashews – 7 (broken to small pieces)

Onion – 1 finely sliced

Green Chilli – 2

Ginger – 1 teaspoon grated

Garlic – 1 teaspoon grated

Cilantro – 1 small bunch

Oil – 5 teaspoons

Salt – to taste

Chilli powder – 2 teaspoons

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – ¼ tea spoon

Potato – 2 cups

Peas – 1 cup

Basmati rice – 1 cup washed and soaked for 15 Mins

 Potato & peas pulav spice mixture


STEP 1: Clean, peel and cut the potatoes into small cubes. Heat oil in a pan and add the potatoes. Add the required salt with 1 teaspoon of chilli powder and cook till golden brown.

Peas and potato

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon and cumin seeds.

STEP 3: Add the sliced onion, green chilli, cashews, grated ginger and garlic. Cook till the onions turn golden brown.

STEP 4: Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Add ¼ cup of water and let it cook for 5 minutes.

STEP 5: Add in the peas and the basmati rice. Mix well. Also, add chopped cilantro and close the lid. Pressure cook for 3 whistles and turn off the heat.

STEP 6: Once the pressure is released open the lid and add the roasted/fried potatoes. Mix well garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.

Potato & peas pulav

TIP: Potato and peas pulav can be served with any stir fried vegetable or onion, tomato and cucumber raitha topped with some chopped cilantro.


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