Channa Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 2 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Channa Pulao

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