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Gajar Matar (Carrot Peas) Pulav

gajar matar pulav
Simple aromatic Rice with carrots, peas and cashew nuts.

Ingredients:
Basmati Rice - 3/4 cup
Green Peas - 1/2 cup
Carrots (chopped) - 1/2 cup
Cashews - 6
Bay Leaf - 1
Cinnamon/Dalchini - small piece
Cloves/Long - 5
Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp
Biryani Masala - 1/8 tsp
Ghee/Clarified Butter - 1 tbsp
Salt

Method:
1. Soak rice in water for about 20 minutes.  Wash rice well (about 4 times) till you get clear water.  Drain the water and keep rice in a colander or strainer for about 15 minutes. 
2. Heat about 1 tbsp clarified butter in a pressure cooker.  Add Bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves and black peppercorns.  After few seconds add peas and diced carrots.  Saute for about 5 minutes.  Add rice, cashew pieces, biryani masala and fry for 2 more minutes.
3. Add about 1.5 cups water, little salt and mix well.  Pressure cook to 1 whistle. Let the pressure in the cooker drop down naturally, (15 - 20 minutes) before opening the lid.
4. Mix the pulav gently and serve Carrot Peas Pulav with Dal Fry

20 comments:

  1. delicious rice...i can eat this all day without any side dish...great recipe

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  2. Peas pulav looks so yummy, you have got a nice space here, happy to follow you:-)

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  3. looks delicious ... love it :)

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  4. peas pulao is very much tempting...just finished my dinner but still feeling like to eat it now
    :-)n very easy to make also ...thank q uma for the post

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  5. pulav luks very coloufull with veggies,delicious...all time favourite.

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  6. Colorful and healthy pulav. Click steals the show:):)

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  7. Looks beautiful and delicious pulav..

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  8. colorful n delicious looking pilaf..yummy!

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  9. My all time fav. Pulao looks so khila- khila.

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  10. Thanks Krishnaveni, Umm Mymoonah, Priya, Satya, Premalatha, Sushma, Ms.Chitchat, Priya, Suman, Kshipra, Aruna, for the lovely comments!

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  11. Uma,

    your new template looks rocking...!
    Pulav sounds yummy...make me hungry.

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  12. Hy Uma,
    New template looks rocking..!
    Pulav sounds very delicious and yummy.

    Also, I hope you would love to participate in the ongoing event " I Love My Dad ". Do check out my space.

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  13. Perfectly cooked pulav..too nice.

    Your template is also looking good.

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  14. Hm,,,nice colourful pulao dear best easy rice recipe for parties n for frenz get-together..

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  15. i just love pulao... :)
    this one looks nice :)

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  16. Thanks Jay, Krishnaveni, Harman, Sridevi, Sathya, Abhi for the sweet words!

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