Mattar Palao

Mattar Palao Recipe in English is an easy and traditional cooking recipe to prepare at home. It provides you an awesome taste of Pakistani Recipes.

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1 lb. Green Peas
1 lb. RIce Pakistani Basmati
8 oz Onion(Red)
8 oz Tomato
1 t Cumin Seed
1 t Cloves
3 Cinnamon Sticks
t Red Chili Powder
1 t Salt
8 oz Butter (or vegetable Oil)
1 T Chicken base/or 1 knor Chicken cube
3 c Water

How to make Mattar Palao


Gather ingredients
Coarsely cut onions lengthwise.
Melt butter solids in a stockpot and put onions in and mix.
When onions turn dark brown, add 3 cups water.
Bring water to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes until water turns brown.
Strain mixture through cheesecloth and remove all onions.
Put water back in stockpot and bring to boil.
Add peas, tomatoes, cumin seed, cloves, red chilies, salt & cinnamon sticks and simmer for 3 minutes. Make chicken stock from base/cube.
Add Chicken stock and bring mixture to boil
Add rice. Water level should be 1 inch above rice. Add water if needed.
Turn the heat to full.
When the water is absorbed by rice, cover the pot and turn heat to low.
Cook until el dente. (rice grains should be long and separable)

Posted By: Aliumair, Karachi

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Reviews & Comments (1)

My best ever dish is mattar palao recipe that I always cook on weekends. We all family gather together on Sunday when everyone is home including my parents. So we enjoy pakistani recipes a lot.

Mar 06, 2017 Khawlah Karachi

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