Channa Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - white whole channa
  • 3 cups - Basmati rice
  • 1 - Big onion (sliced)
  • 2 - Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 - Cinnamon stick
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 1 - Bay leaf
  • 6 - garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1/4 cup - Grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Dhania powder
  • A pinch - Turmeric

How to Make Channa Rice

  • Soak, clean and boil channa (do not overcook). Reserve the water.
  • In a cooker, add a little oil and the cinnamon, cloves and bay leaf.
  • Add onions and fry until golden brown.
  • Then add the tomatoes and cook for a minute.
  • Grind the garlic, jeera, coconut, chilli powder, dhania powder and turmeric into a paste.
  • Add the ground paste and fry for 2 minutes.
  • To this, add the cooked channa.
  • Add 4 cups of water (including the reserved one) - or according to how much your rice would need.
  • After the water boils, add the rice. Add salt to taste.
  • Pressure cook until one whistle and remove from stove.
  • Garnish rice with coriander leaves and serve with raitha.

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