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Peas Pulao is another easy lunchbox menu. Quick to make and tastes great. Mint leaves is the secret ingredient in this pulao, it gives a great flavor.

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Basmathi Rice : 1 cup

Water : 2 cups

Peas : 1/2 cup

Mint Leaves : 15

Salt : to taste

Green Chili : 2 to 3

Onion : 1/4 of a large

Cumin Seeds/Jeera : 1/4 teaspoon

Ginger garlic Paste : 1 tablespoon

Oil : 1 tablespoon


  • Wash basmathi rice and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, when hot add cumin seeds. Let it crackle.
  • Add onions saute for 2 mins. Now add ginger garlic paste. Make sure to saute well.
  • When onion turns translucent, add mint leaves and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add peas and saute for 2 mins.
  • Now add the washed and drained rice. Saute for 2 mins.
  • Now transfer it to a electric cooker and add water, salt and cook till done.
  • In case of pressure cooker, cook for 3 whistles. Or cook in a pan as well till fluffy.

Easy pessy peas pulao/pilaf is done πŸ™‚ Serve with dal tadka or any raita.