Potato Peas Pulav | Basmati Rice With Potato And Sweet Peas

Basmati Rice With Potato And Sweet Peas

This is a simple and quick one pot meal with potatoes and sweet peas.Making any pilau or pulav is easy and prepared with less spices, mostly eaten with boondi raita.


  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil or ghee
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp black cumin seeds
  • 2 to 3 cardamom pods
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt, as needed
  •  1 large potato, diced
  • 2 cups water
  • few coriander leaves


Wash the basmati rice and soak in water for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a sauce pan and add cinnamon stick,black
cumin, bay leaf, cardamom and onion, cook for about 3 minutes. To this add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, salt , sweet peas and potato, saute for 2 more minutes. (You can add the sweet peas later also after rice is cooked) Drain the rice and add to the pan. Stir well and pour the water. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and fluff the rice with a fork.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve with raita.


  1. nice space vth yumm recipes.n pics r just cool.....pulav looks hot n mouth watering..

  2. Wowww... looks absolutely delicious and perfect.. lovely presentation too :)
    Indian Cuisine

  3. Nice pilaf, and your clicks are awesome..

  4. Nice flavorful pulav dear... Looks so inviting...

  5. One of the simple and yum one pot meal....looks yum...

  6. Perfect meal,delicious and lovely presentation.

  7. Such a flavorful and a satisfying meal put together with potatoes and peas. Iam hungry now :(

  8. Wow! That is a yummy pulao! Looks delicious!! Love the addition of potatoes...never tried that before. Nice space :)

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