Green Peas & Saffron Risotto
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan teaches us how to make Green Peas Saffron Risotto. Here is the delicious Italian dish with green peas, saffron and a lot of cheese. Try this easy and simple to make Green Peas Saffron Risotto at your home.
Green Peas and Saffron Risotto Recipe by Chef Vaibhav Mahajan

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 to 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup green peas
  • ½ tsp saffron
  • 2 to 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste
  • For Garnish: Parmesan cheese shavings thyme.


  1. 1

    Heat olive oil in a pan.
  2. 2

    Add chopped onion and thyme.
  3. 3

    Add Arborio rice.
  4. 4

    Mix well with the onion.
  5. 5

    Pour some chicken stock.
  6. 6

    When the rice is cooked, add green peas.
  7. 7

    Pour some more chicken stock again.
  8. 8

    Season with salt.
  9. 9

    Turn off the gas when the peas are cooked.
  10. 10

    Add butter and grated parmesan cheese.
  11. 11

    Mix well.
  12. 12

    Transfer risotto to a serving plate.
  13. 13

    Garnish with some parmesan shavings and thyme.
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