Dill and Peas Pulao

2 Apr



Rice 1 1/2 cups
Fresh or Frozen Peas 1 cup
Dill Leaves 1/4 cup
Garlic 3 pods
Cloves 3
Green Cardamom 1
Cinnamon 1 inch stick
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
Onion 1
Green Chiles 2
Broken Red Chiles 3
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Wash rice thrice with water, strain and keep aside.
Wash and finely chop dill leaves.
Remove stems, wash and slice green chiles.
Peel and slice the garlic.
Peel and finely chop onion.

Heat oil in heavy pot or in rice cooker over medium high heat.
Add garlic, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, red chiles, green chiles, and onion.
Stir until onion turns little brown.
Add rice, fresh peas (if using), coriander powder, dill, 3 cups of water and salt.
Cook covered until almost done.
Add frozen peas (if using) at this stage and cook for 5 more minutes.
Serve hot with any raita.

Notes: Make sure not to add anything that has strong flavor other than dill leaves.

9 Responses to “Dill and Peas Pulao”

  1. Anitha April 2, 2008 at 10:49 pm #

    Long Time !!!
    I havent posted any comment in ur blog.
    what are dill leaves .. havent heard abt them
    how do u call them in telugu

    – Anu

  2. anusharaji April 3, 2008 at 11:35 am #

    long time huh! more like an year
    dill ani telusu. search cheste satapushpamu and Vakataraha Totakura ani vundi

    check following pages

  3. Anitha April 4, 2008 at 2:47 am #

    hmm . I wasnt posting any comments , But I was regularly checking your blog .
    (invisible mode ^-^ )
    saw about Dill but artham kaledu ..eppudu tinaledu anukunta

  4. sreelatha April 4, 2008 at 10:21 am #

    Check the following sites for Dill info


  5. REKHA May 25, 2008 at 9:59 pm #

    plz mail me latest vegetarian dishes

  6. Athullya December 11, 2009 at 12:04 am #

    Good recipe. Want to try this. But didn’t get whats Dil

  7. Raji January 26, 2010 at 1:24 pm #

    @Anitha glad to see u in visible mode lol
    one more link for u

    @sreelatha thx for the links 🙂
    @REKHA you can subscribe by clicking here

    @Athullya thx. checkout the links in comments or google it

  8. Ginny July 24, 2010 at 12:18 pm #

    Dill is known as Shepu in Marathi and Suva bhaji/Sabsige soppu in Kannada

  9. anusha April 15, 2011 at 8:39 pm #

    plz inform me wat do you mean by that dill leaves

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