How to make Green Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto -

The popular Italian rice dish made with green peas and goat cheese is rich, creamy and delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh green peas puree, Goat cheese (गोट चीज़)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Rice

Green Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto

Green Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Green Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto Recipe

  • Fresh green peas puree 1 cup

  • Goat cheese 2 tablespo for garnish

  • Risotto rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • White wine 4-6 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 6 cups

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Micro greens for garnish


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add garlic and onion, and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add rice, mix and sauté for 2 minutes. Add white wine and mix well.

Step 3

Add rice, mix and sauté for 2 minutes. Add white wine and mix well. Add vegetable stock and salt and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes or till the moisture is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Add green peas puree and mix well. Cook for 10-12 minutes or till the rice is cooked.

Step 5

Add fresh cream, butter and goat cheese, mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with goat cheese and micro greens and serve hot.

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