Chana Pulav

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 3.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Chana Pulav

  • Soak rice for 10 minutes. Drain water completely.
  • Heat a teaspoon of ghee and fry the rice for one or two minutes.
  • Soak chana for 10 hours and pressure cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Blanch tomatoes in hot water for a few minutes. Remove skin and grind into paste.
  • Strain and remove the seeds.
  • Grate coconut, add enough water, grind, and take two extracts.
  • Peel garlic.
  • Heat oil in a heavy vessel and fry cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and bay leaf.
  • Add garlic and fry till brown, and then add slit green chillies and small onions.
  • Fry for a minute and add the ground masala paste.
  • Fry in medium flame until it starts smelling good.
  • Add tomato paste, Kasoori methi, salt, and garam masala powder, and boil for a few minutes.
  • Add cooked chana and 1.75 cups of coconut extract.
  • When it starts boiling, add rice, mix well, and reduce flame.
  • Cook exactly for 20 minutes. If necessary, keep a dosa pan underneath for even heating.
  • Garnish with cut coriander leaves and fried cashew nuts.
  • Serve hot with crisply fried grated potatoes.