Rice dishes are an intrinsic part of Indian cuisine
Basmati is the best rice grain for Pulaos and Biryani
Matar pulao is a special rice delicacy made with rice and peas
There are some rice dishes that may give our boisterous curries a run for its money. We know you are thinking about biryani, but there's more to rice preparations in India than just biryani. We are sure all of you at some point have gorged into a plateful of matar pulao and loved the interplay of fresh flavours and crunch. Matar pulao can be paired with any decadent curry, chutney or pickle. The recipe of matar pulao is incredibly easy too, but you need to be mindful of certain factors to make sure your rice is not mushy and peas are done fine.
In this recipe of matar pulao by Mumbai-based food blogger and YouTuber, Alpa Modi, you can learn how to make grainy and delish restaurant-style matar pulao at home. Make sure you choose basmati rice, which is a special variant of rice that is longer in size. You can find it in any local Indian grocery store. Matar pulao is a staple across all lavish Indian spreads. You can prepare it for festivities too. The recipe was posted on the YouTube channel ‘Something's Cooking With Alpa'. If you are new to cooking rice, you can bookmark this video to understand how to cook rice like a pro.