Channa Dal Pulihora

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Total Time:
8 hours and 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Kabuli channa - 3/4 cup
  • Lemon juice - 4 oz
  • Spice mix powder:
  • Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 6-8
  • Red chillies - 4
  • Seasoning:
  • Green chillies - 2-3, sliced
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 10-15
  • Channa dal - 1 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts

How to Make Channa Dal Pulihora

  • Soak Kabuli channa for 8 hours and cook in pressure cooker. Keep it aside.
  • Dry grind coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds and red chillies.
  • Wash the rice with lukewarm water and soak it in 3 cups of cold water for 10 minutes. Cook the rice in automatic rice cooker or pressure cooker.
  • Heat 6-8 tbsps of oil and season the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, channa dal and curry leaves.
  • Add cooked channa, ground spices, lemon juice and salt to the above oil. Let it stay for 2-3 minutes, then switch off the stove.
  • Add this mixture to the cooked basmati rice and mix it well.
  • Serve 2-3 hours after preparation.

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