Recipe: Aloo Matar ka Pulao

Udupi Today Media Network


A simple, speedy and satisfying meal. Rice cooked with potatoes, peas and spices.





2 cups basmati (long grain rice)-washed and soaked for an hour

2 Tbsp ghee

1 Tbsp cumin seeds

1 Tbsp shredded ginger

1 cup shelled green peas

1 cup potatoes-peeled and chopped fine

2 Tbsp powdered coriander seeds

1 tsp powdered garam masala

1 tbsp salt

1 tsp turmeric



In a heavy based pan, heat the ghee and add the cumin and the ginger.

When the ginger becomes a little brown, add the peas and potatoes, drained rice, coriander, garam masala, salt and turmeric, and stir-fry till well mixed.

Add 4 cups water, and bring to a boil uncovered, then lower the heat and cover.

The rice should be done in 10 minutes. Serve hot.



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