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Cabbage peas pulao
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Cabbage peas pulao recipe

Easy cabbage peas pulao recipe | matar pulao recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy lunch recipes, Gluten free,
Servings: 1
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ½ cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced cabbage
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 2-3 green chilli
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • Coriander leaves few to garnish
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt as needed


  • Wash the basmati rice and soak it in 1 cup water for 20 minutes.
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan add oil.
  • Add the bay leaf and slit green chilis.
  • Add the thinly sliced onions.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • Now add the garam masala, turmeric powder, and salt.
  • Mix them well and saute for a minute.
  • Add the frozen peas and shredded cabbage.
  • Mix well and saute for a minute.
  • Add the soaked rice, keep the water aside.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Now add the soaked water.
  • Check for salt.
  • Mix well and cover this with a lid.
  • Let this cook on low flame for 11 minutes.
  • Switch off and keep this covered for 2 minutes.
  • Do not open the lid.
  • After 2 minutes open the lid.
  • Add ghee and sprinkle with coriander leaves.
  • Gently mix the rice from the sides, without breaking the rice.
  • Cabbage peas pulao is ready.



1.You can make this pulao in a pressure cooker too.
2. If so, soak in 3/4 cup water and cook for 1 whistle, and simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Cabbage pulao pairs well with simple dal or Dhaba style paneer masala