Meatball and Pea Pulao Recipe

Meatball and Pea Pulao

 Enjoy a fun evening cooking from scratch with a partner. On the menu for the evening will be: Meatball and Pea Pulao. Easy and tasty Meatball and Pea Pulao Recipe with tips and tricks to get perfect grains of pulao. Check it out the Meatball and Pea Pulao Recipe here!!

Meatball and Pea Pulao recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 1 hour[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 4[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level:Medium [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 300 gm basmati rice
  • Enough stock to cover the rice (lamb or vegetable) from a cube is fine
  • 300 gm Fresh or Frozen peas
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 6-8 tbsp oil

For meatballs:

  • 400 gm minced lamb
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp corn flour

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Wash rice nicely and drain. keep it aside for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Take a bowl and mix the lamb minced with the corn flour, turmeric, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, salt, garam masala powder and chopped green chillies.

Step 3

Mix well and shape into about 16 balls – it’s easier if you wet your hands.

Step 4

Heat a large frying pan (with a lid for later), then fry the meatballs for about 8 mins until golden and cooked through.

Step 5

Remove from the pan, get aside.

Step 6

Heat more oil in this pan adds chopped onion. Once onion turns slightly golden, add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and add 1 tsp cumin seeds and add green peas and saute till peas are nicely cooked.

Step 7

Now add salt the rice and add enough stock so that it reaches about 1.5 cm above the level of the rice.

Step 8

Cover and cook till the rice become tender and the water dries.

Step 9

Now add the meatballs top on the rice and cover again.

Step 10

Stir in the lemon juice and the remaining mint.

Step 11

Reduce flame to minimum and allow to cook for another 5 minutes in its own steam.

Step 12

To finish the pulao, stir in the lemon juice and the remaining mint. Meatball and Pea Pulao is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with zeera raita, plain yogurt or salad.

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