Peas pulao / pattani sadam

by - June 18, 2012

Peas pulao / pattani sadam

Today I am going to share this easy and quick recipe.. Peas pulao..Its a blend of flavoured rice and peas and sure it will be a delightful treat to every one..

Total time: 25 ~ 30 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves 2

1 cup basmathi rice or long grain rice
1 cup green peas
2 cups of Water
1 tbsp Curd
2 medium size onion, sliced thinly
2 cups of water or as required
Salt to taste

For Grinding:
1/4 cup pearl/small onion
3~4 green chilies
1"Ginger piece
6  garlic cloves
1/2 cup chopped cilantro

For Seasoning:
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
1 Bay leaves
8 ~ 10 broken cashews (optional)
2 cloves, cinnamon and cardamom each

Peas pulao / pattani sadam


  • Wash and soak the rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Meanwhile slice the onion thinly and grind the grinding ingredients coarsely and keep it aside.


  • Heat oil and ghee in a pressure pan till hot.
  • Add the spices and fry for few seconds.
  • Add sliced onions and fry till they turn transparent and soft.
  • Then add the crushed mixture and fry till raw smell disappear.
  • Next add peas and fry for 3 minutes.
  • At this stage add curd and saute for a 30 seconds and then add rice. Fry till colour changes.
  • Add water and salt. When mixture starts boiling, close the cooker and keep the weight. 
  • Low the heat and cook it for 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and open the pan after 5 minutes. 
  • Mix gently and serve with any spicy gravy or raitha.

Peas pulao / pattani sadam

Note: I used fresh peas for this recipe. If you want to use dry peas then soak it for 6 ~ 8 hours and pressure cook it for 1 whistle. Drain and add the pea as in recipe. Drained water can also be added instead of regular water in recipe.

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  1. delicious rice and presentation looks wonderful

  2. Awesome.. Welcome back Saras.. Missed ur entries so much !

  3. Yum Yum Saras...Very appetizing..

  4. A very flavorful and delicious pulao

  5. Wish i live near you,wat a super tempting pulao,my fav.

  6. Comfort meal,flavorful and delicious.

  7. the peas pulao looks absolutely delicious dear !!!!!!!thanks for sharing the recipe!!!

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  9. thanks for the great recipe. It came out very well.


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