Matar Millet Pulao Recipe – Peas Pulao Recipe

Matar Millet Pulao Recipe (Peas Pulao Recipe) is a healthy way of including millet into your everyday diet. The pear millet commonly called as Bajra in the local Indian Language is rich in protein, fiber, magnesium and Iron. Adding peas to the preparation will create a better flavor and texture to the whole dish. It is quick and easy to make at any time of the day.  Bajra Flour ( Pearl Millet), Green peas (Matar), Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Bay leaf (tej patta), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Salt, Ghee   1 cup Bajra Flour ( Pearl Millet) , soaked in water for 30 minutes 1 cup Green peas (Matar) 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds (Jeera) Salt , to taste Ghee , for cooking     5   25     To begin making the Matar Millet Pulao Recipe (Peas Pulao Recipe), pressure cook the millet with 1-1/2 cups of water in a pressure cooker for about 2 whistles till they are just cooked.Heat a heavy bottomed pan with ghee. Once the ghee is hot, add the whole spice like cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, bay leaf, cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.Once done, add the cooked millets and mix everything properly. After a minute, add salt, mix it again and switch off the heat. Next, heat a saucepan with enough water for the peas to blanch. Once the water starts to boil, add the peas and cook for 30 seconds and drain the water.Sprinkle peas over the tossed millet, give it a stir and serve hot.Serve the Matar Millet Pulao Recipe (Peas Pulao Recipe) along with Boondi Raita and a roasted papad for a weekday dinner and you are sorted.