Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Peas & Bread Pulao

Peas & Bread Pulao
Peas & Bread Pulao

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1 or 2 bread slice - remove the sides and cut into square pieces
  • 2 cup basmati rice - i have used ponni raw rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies - slit at the end
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander

Peas & Bread Pulao

Method :
  • Soak the rice for 15 mins. Heat 4 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp butter in a handi or pressure cooker. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and fennel seeds.
  • Saute a while. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes. Add chopped onions and fry for few mins.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and green chilies. Mash the pulp. Add mint leaves and saute a while.
  • Add green peas, turmeric powder, garam masala and little salt. Add 1/2 cup water and cook it covered for 5 mins.
  • Add washed rice and salt to taste. Cook it covered on low flame for 10-15 mins. Meanwhile, fry the bread pieces in oil till it turns golden brown. Remove from the heat and drain the excess oil using absorbent tissue paper.
  • Once the rice is cooked, add fried bread pieces and chopped coriander. Keep it in dum for 5 mins and serve hot with raita.

Peas & Bread Pulao


  1. Umm...looks yummy,love to have it with raitha...

  2. Preeti, when I am looking at the pulao, somehow I can smell it, very flavorful..

  3. Flavorful pulao,can imagine the taste

  4. Delicious pulao love try some time.

  5. Love fried bread in pulao. Feels hungry...

  6. Delicious and vibrant pulao. Excellent preparation.

  7. It looks like paneer..the way u cooked rice is perfect ..yummy !!

  8. Yum pulao, perfect with breads

  9. My mom usually add fried bread chunks in her vegetable briyani, pulao with bread sounds simply awesome.Inviting food.

  10. i love adding bread chunks to my biryanis, this sounds so rich and yummy pulao,loved it!

  11. Yummy pulao with fried bread pieces, loved it!!!

  12. Super recipe...looks flavorful & delicious..

  13. Delicious and flavorful pulao..


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