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Dill and Pea Pulao

Dill and Pea Pulao- A delicious Flavorful and aromatic rice and dill pilaf
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch, Lunch box Recipe, Rice preparation
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: dill, peas, pulao, rice
Servings: 4
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 2 bunch Dill/ Suwa 130 gm
  • 3/4 cup Peas/ Matar
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 3 cup Water
  • To Taste Water

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds/ Jeera
  • 3 Cloves/ Lavang
  • 3 Green Cardamom
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 2 Bayleaves/ Tejpatta
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon/ Daalchini


  • Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes.
    Discard the hard steams and wash the dill leaves.
  • Now finely chop the dill leaves and tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a heavy and broad pan.
  • Add all the tempering and let it crackle .
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and salt,cover and cook till tomatoes become soft.
  • Add dill leaves and all the spices and saute.
  • When oil start separating then add soaked rice and peas and stir for a minute
  • Now add water in the rice and let it come to a boil.
  • When it start boiling cover the pan and let it cook on slow flame till done.
  • When done fluff with a fork and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestions-best served with yogurt , raita and salad