Matar Wale Chawal

Matar Wale Chawal is a very simple and quick recipe and can be prepared in a few minutes. This versatile rice preparation can be eaten as an accompaniment with Raita.

Basmati Rice 2 Cups
Green Peas (shelled) 250 g
Laung 3
Bay leaves 2
Dal Chinni 1 Stick
Water 4 Cups
Salt To taste
Ghee 1 tbsp



  1. Pick, wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes.
  2. Lightly heat ghee in a heavy-bottomed vessel.
  3. Add Laung bay leaves and Dalchinni and fry for a few seconds.
  4. Add green peas and fry for a minute.
  5. Add the soaked rice, 4 cups water and salt to taste and mix well.
  6. Bring to boil. After a boil simmer. Cook covered with a lid.
  7. Lightly mix once or twice when the rice is being cooked.
  8. Cook till the rice is done.
  9. Serve hot with any Raita.