Badiyon ka Pulao

badiyon ka pulao


  • 1 cup badiyan (Shallow fried and broken into pieces)
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1” stick of Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 green chili chopped
  • 1 onion diced into small peices
  • 1 tbsp coriander chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Haldi
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1tbsp Canola Oil or Ghee


1. In a pressure cooker, heat some oil and add the whole spices (bay leaf, cardamom & cinnamon) along with the haldi powder. When the bay leaf starts changing its color, add the green chillies and the ginger garlic paste and saute for a few seconds. Then add the chopped onions.

2. Once the onions turn translucent, add the peas, badiyan and rest of the spices. Let it cook for a few minutes and then add rice and 4 cups of water. Mix well, put the cooker lid on and let it cook on medium heat.

3. After 3 whistles, turn off the gas and let the cooker sit for a while till the pressure subsides.

4. Garnish it with fresh coriander while serving. Serve it with raita, mint chutney and papad (Lijjat papad; easily available at all indian stores).


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