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Channa Pulao Recipe

Channa Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 2 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - basmati Rice
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1 cup - chick peas (kabuli channa)
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee or oil
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tsp - Cashewnuts
  • 1 tsp - Raisins
  • For masala: 1.5 inch piece Ginger
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup - Coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - pudina(mint) leaves
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 1 Onion
  • How to Make Channa Pulao:

    1. Soak channa overnight and cook till tender.
    2. Heat ghee in a pan.
    3. Fry cashews and raisins and keep aside.
    4. In the same ghee, splutter cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
    5. Add washed rice and fry.
    6. Add 4 cups water and salt. Keep closed and cook on low flame.
    7. Grind masala ingredients into a smooth paste.
    8. Heat some oil/ghee and saute chopped onion.
    9. Add ground masala and cook till raw flavour leaves.
    10. Add diced tomato and saute.
    11. Add salt.
    12. In a flat vessel, mix the masala and channa.
    13. Add the rice and mix gently.
    14. Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.
    15. This pulao smells and tastes better after 5-6 hours.





     

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