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Sunday, December 27, 2009

CHANNA PULAO

Channa Pulao

From the usual Sambar and Rasam this is definitely a different, tasty and also a very simple dish to prepare .


My Daughter loved it very much... and in her words yummy!!!!!!!!




For this Pulao you need


2 cups of Basmati rice.
1 cup of Chick peas
2 onions
2 small sized tomatoes.
1 tsp. of ginger - garlic paste
1 tsp. of garam masala powder
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
1 tsp. of chilli powder
Salt to taste.


For Seasoning

1 tsp. of aniseed
Few nos. of cinnamon and cloves
1-2 bay leaves.
2 cardamoms
Oil / Ghee


Preparation

Soak the chickpeas overnight or for 10 hrs.

Cook the chickpeas with a pinch of salt and with sufficient water. Allow it for 3 whistles.

Wash and soak the rice for 5 - 10 mins.

In the cooker, heat oil / ghee. Add all the seasoning ingredients.

Add the chopped onions, saute them well. when the onions turn translucent add the
 Ginger - garlic paste.

Add the chopped tomatoes and saute them well. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder , garam masala powder and saute them well on medium flame until the raw flavor extracts from it.

Now add the cooked channa  to it and mix well.

Finally add the rice with 4 cups of water along with salt. Allow it for 2 whistles.

Channa Pulao is ready to taste........



Serve it hot with raita

18 comments:

Malar Gandhi said...

Chana pulao sounds wonderful...like your version better, looks great:)

simply.food said...

Looks delicious and a meal in one.Lovely.

Rachana Kothari said...

The Pulao looks delicious...

Dolly said...

I agree with ur daughter..Looks YUMMY !!!. I love one pot meals anyways.. quick, easy and delicious..

Anu said...

Chana pulav looks delicious... Looks great..

Ms.Chitchat said...

A new interesting recipe. Pic looks tempting and irresistable.

Chitchat
http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

Tina said...

Pulav looks yummy and great...

Padhu said...

Looks yummy!

sangeeta said...

healthy n wholesome rice !!

Priya said...

My all time favourite pulao..

shanthi said...

My childrens'favourite pulao

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Pulao looks yummy...

suvaiyaana suvai said...

wow looks different!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Dea..!!
Hope you had wonderful holidays...
Yummy yummy Pulav..

அண்ணாமலையான் said...

Oh ..thats really tempting, Lovely 1. I liked the picture too, looks wonderful

AshKuku said...

Different & looks truly yummy!!!!!

Happy Celebrations!!!!

Wishing You & your family a very happy year ahead....

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Ramya said...

simple,easy and healthy pulao

Anupama said...

Why wouldn't anyone love such a tasty dish??!!! :-). Great click too