Ainy Cooks

We are very fortunate that in Pakistan we can get fresh vegetables. Peas are famous legume of all, am i right….?  Matar pulao is a simple winter recipe. I prefer to make this in my lunch with potato cutlets… I myself love this.


Rice (rinse n soaked for 20 mins) 2 cups
Peas 1 cup
Tomato 1 large
Onion (sliced) 1 large
Sabut Garam Masala 1 tbsp
Crushed Red Chilli 1.5 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tsp
Ginger Julienne (cut/crushed) 1 tsp
Green Chillies 3
Oil 1/2 cup
Water 3.5 cups
Salt as desired


  • Add oil in a pan and fry onions till they are golden brown.
  • Now drain half onions and add gingr garlic paste and garam masala and fry them.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes, stir until they soften.
  • Now add crushed red chilli, salt and peas. Mix all well.
  • Now add ginger and add water. Let it boil and then add 3 green chillies and rice.
  • Let it cook till its done.
  • Before dam sprinkle remaining half golden brown onions
  • Serve with raita and enjoy.

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