Pea and Mushroom Pullao Recipe


  • 75 gms Peas
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tbsps Vegetable Oil
  • 450 gms Basmati Rice
  • 2 black Cardamom pods
  • 1 Pods of GGarlic, sliced
  • 1 Medium Tomato, sliced
  • tsp Black Cumin Seeds
  • 50 gms Button Mushrooms
  • 750 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Salt


  1. Wash the rice at least twice and set aside in asieve (stimmer).
  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil and add the spices, garluc and salt.
  3. Add the sliced tomato and button mushrooms and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Now add the rice and peas and gently stir around, making sure you do not break the rice.
  5. Add the water and bring the mixture to the boil. Lower the heat, cover and continue to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Tip: To remove the burnt flavor from rice, place a piece of fresh bread on top of the rice and cover with a pan. The burnt taste will disappear.

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