Spicy peas and potatoes pulao

This rice dish is ideal for vegetarians. The delicious combination of fresh garden peas along with potatoes cooked with  rice and served with spicy yougurt can be enjoyed in lunch.


  1. Peas 1 cup
  2. Rice 3 cups
  3. Potatoes (cut in 4 pieces) 4
  4. Onion (sliced) 2
  5. Tomatoes (sliced) 2
  6. Green chillies 4-6
  7. Ginger garlic paste 1 ½ tsp.
  8. Red chili powder 1 1/2 tsp.
  9. Coriander powder 1 1/2 tsp.
  10. Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  11. Salt 3 tsp. or according to taste
  12. Whole black pepper 8
  13. Cloves 6
  14. Black cardamom 1
  15. Cinnamon ½ inch piece
  16. Cumin 1tsp
  17. Oil ¾ cup


  • Wash and soak the rice for at least ½ an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onion fry till gets brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste fry for few seconds.
  • Put peas,tomatoes,red chili powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook on low flame for 5 minutes so that the tomatoes get soft and it leaves the oil.
  • Now add potatoes and all whole spices.
  • Add 2 glasses of water.
  • Cover and cook till the potatoes get tender.
  • Add rice and green chillies.
  • Add water if not sufficient to cook the rice.
  • When dries lower the flame.
  • Leave on dum for 10-15 mins.
  • Serve hot with raita and salad.

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