• Prep Time 20-25 minutes
  • Cook Time 25-30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy
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Recipe Description

Channa pulao is a flavorful and a very simple dish, as channa (chickpeas) is rich in protein and fiber, this pulao is a wholesome meal.

Ingredients:-

  • Chickpeas, boiled – 3 cups
  • Cooked rice – 3 cups
  • Ghee – 4 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic, chopped – 4-8
  • Green chillies – chopped 3
  • Ginger, chopped – 1 inch
  • Onion, chopped – 2 medium
  • Tomatoes – 3 medium
  • Red chili powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – To taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped – 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh mint leaves, chopped – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice – 2 tablespoons

 

Method:-

  1. Heat three tablespoons ghee in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. When their colour changes, add garlic and sauté till it turns golden
  1. Add green chillies and ginger and sauté on medium heat for 1 minute. Add onions and sauté till translucent. Add tomatoes and cook till soft and mushy.
  1. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and cook on medium heat for 1 minute
  1. Add chickpeas, salt and 2 cups cooking liquor and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and cook for 5-7 minutes
  1. Add rice, remaining ghee and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
  1. Transfer into a serving platter and serve hot.

 

 

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Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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