Mushroom Matar Pulao
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Mushroom Matar Pulao Recipe

Mushroom Matar Pulao is truly a delicious rice dish prepared with button mushrooms and peas. Find how to make mushroom pulao recipe in a few simple steps
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: how to make mushroom pulao, mushroom matar pulao, mushroom pulao
Servings: 4
Calories: 296kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 2 Cups basmati rice
  • 4 tablespoon ghee clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 - 3 whole green cardamom
  • 2 tablespoon cashews sliced
  • 1 large-size onion sliced
  • 1 Cup button mushroom chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas (matar)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala ( see recipe here)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder


  • Wash and soak the rice in enough water. 
    Heat ghee in a pressure cooker or saucepan. 
    Add bay leaf, cashew, star anise, and cardamom, fry for few 10 - 20 seconds. 
    Next, add the sliced onion. Fry till the onion turn light golden in color. 
    Add the ginger-garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell wafts away. 
    Now add the green peas, mushrooms and fry for a minute. 
    Add the spices, salt and again fry the masala for a minute or so. 
    Drain the water from the rice and add the rice in the pressure cooker. 
    Stir to combine and saute the rice for a minute. 
    Next, add 4 Cups of water or as required in the pressure cooker. 
    Close the lid of the pressure cooker. Cook the pulao for a whistle over medium heat. 
    Allow the steam to release naturally from the pressure cooker. 
    Open the lid and fluff the rice using a fork. 
    Serve Mushroom Matar Pulao warm with raita and salad. 



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Calories: 296kcal