Matar Cashew Pulao


    Matar Cashew Pulao Recipe

    So simple and quick Matar Cashew Pulao, full of flavours, enjoy this basmati rice delicacy – Cashew Matar Pulao.

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    How to make Matar Cashew Pulao ?


    My secret

    • Oil.
    • 1 spoon ghee.
    • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (Jeera).
    • 1/2 sliced onion (Optional if you are Jain, you may skip this).
    • Salt.
    • 1-2 finely chopped chillies.
    • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala.
    • some chopped  cashews.
    • 1/2 cup matar (green peas).
    • 1.5 cup water-soaked rice (soaked in water for
    • 30 minutes before you start cooking, should do).
    • 1.5 cup Water. 


    Hwo to make?

    • Heat up the pressure cooker.
    • Take some oil and 1 spoon ghee (you may take butter if you like).
    • Once oil and ghee heats up, take 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
    • Let seeds crackle.
    • Then add sliced 1/2 onion (optional).
    • Add some salt so onions get cooked quickly.
    • Add finely chopped chillies.
    • Matar pulao requires very little of spices and is generally plain.
    • Add 1/2 tsp garam masala.
    • Add some cashews now – full, half, chopped.
    • mix well.
    • Now it’s time to add 1/2 cup green peas (mater).
    • Add 1.5 cup soaked basmati rice.
    • Add 1.5 cup water same quantity as rice.
    • Mix well.
    • Close the cooker lid and let it cook till you get 2 whistles.
    • Switch off the flame after 2 whistles and let cooker cool down a bit.
    • And then open the cooker.
    • Matar pulao is ready.
    • Garnish with cashews and serve it.

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