Biriyani- Pulao varieties

Spicy Peas pulao

Green peas pulao with grated cheese is quickly prepared, quickly eaten nutritious recipe. It is a favourite kiddie food and has a right balance of spices. Though I have posted the recipe for peas pulao in my earlier post, this is completely different from that.  ‘K’ and I liked this version a lot…  Also it is one of the best lunch box recipe.



Rice – 1 cup

Green peas – 50 gms

Onions – 2 small

Garlic – 3 cloves

Ginger – A small piece

Curry leaves – few

Coriander – few chopped

Green chilli – 1

Kitchen King Masala – 3 tsp

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Butter – 2 tbsp

Salt – To taste


  • In a pressure cooker, add butter and ghee.
  • Finely chop the onions, garlic cloves, ginger, coriander leaves, green chilles and curry leaves.
  • Add all the above into the cooker and saute until the onions turn light brown.
  • Ad the kitchen king masala, salt and green peas and mix well. Saute until the raw smell goes off.
  • Now add the rice and mix well. Finally add the measured quantity of water and close the lid.
  • Pressure cook it for 6 whistles.
  • Garnish it with grated cheese before serving.
  • Serve it with raitha or vadam or tomato sauce.
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