Green Peas and Potato Rice Pilaf

You will need:-

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup mixed vegetables ( I used frozen )
  • 1 medium potato peeled and cubed ( you can use baby potato too)
  • 2-3 green chillies chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 5-6 fresh curry leaves
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • handful of fresh coriander leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp kitchen king masala
  • 2 cup water approx

Wash the rice in cold water and soak for 1/2 an hour.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan or kadai, add onions and fry 2-3 minutes now add garlic and fry till light brown.
Add 2 cups water. Now add curry and coriander leaves, tomatoes, potatoes, peas and all the masala with salt.
Allow the water to boil and add soaked rice. Cook rice first 3-4 minutes on high heat,then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 12-14 minutes until rice is tender. ( if rice is not done , add very little water. here in UK rice doesn't need too much water
Serve hot with plain yogurt, Raita and papad.


  1. Yummy's recipes are always excellent!

  2. I was waiting for this recipe ever since u posted a pic on facebook, looks delicious, I am sure your daughter will cherish it and pass it on

  3. Yum ....looks colourful n delish

  4. Super flavourful rice..I dont mind inviting myself to ur place to enjoy this wonderful spread..Makes me hungry.

  5. Looks delicious thanks for linking it to the event.

  6. This sound so good! And such a colorful mix of ingredients... What a beautiful side to any meal...

  7. Amazing and love the colors so lip smacking dear!!!!


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