Thursday, January 26, 2012

Peas Pulav & Moong dal

Peas Pulav is very simple dish and also very tasty.

Basumathi Rice - 1 cup
Frozen Peas - 3/4 cup
Onion(chopped) - 1
Ginger garlic paste  - 1 tbsp
Green chili(slit) - 2 (adjust to your taste )
Mint & Coriander leaves - handful
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Cloves - 2 nos
Cinnamon - small piece
Cardamom - 1 no
Ghee  - 3 tbsp
Water - 11/2 cup

Soak the rice for 30 mins.Heat the ghee in a cooker and add cloves,cinnamon ,cardamom & saute for 30 sec

Then add onions & slitted green chili,once onion become translucent add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 min.

After that add peas(if you use the regular one,soak it overnight) and saute it and then add rice and mix it well.

Then add water,coriander & mint leaves, salt & garam masala.Mix it well and close the lid.

Cook it for 3 whistle.Peas Pulav is ready.

Moog Dal Recipe


Moong Dal - 100gms
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Green chili(slit) -1
Pearl Onion - 5 nos(chopped roughly)
Tomato - 1(medium,chopped)
Turmeric powder - pinch
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - few
To Temper
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard & urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves -few


Put dal, chili,asafoetida,onion, tomato in a pressure cooker . Add enough water and cook it for 3 whistle.

In a sauce pan tempering the ingredients listed under "To Temper" , then add the cooked dal.

Once it comes to boil add the tumeric,chili powder and salt.

After the raw smell goes off,add the coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

Simple but tasty dal is ready.Serve this Moog Dal as the side dish for peas pulav,dosa,idly or even chapathi.


  1. Hi Sandhiya....
    I tried this one...nice....

    Only Veggies aah!!!......wat abt Non-veg...

    1. Thanks anitha..rarely i cook non-veg.. so only i didnt post it..