Friday, February 18, 2011

Channa pulav

Channa Pulav is a tasty rice recipe that makes an excelent alternative to regular biriyani.Shallots makes an excellent combination with Channa and gives out an unique aroma.


Serving for 4

Ingredients
Basmathi rice  --1 1/2 cups
Dry Channa -- 1 cup(Soak the channa overnight and pressure cook for 3 whistle with salt) 
Small Onion( chopped)--1 cup and 10 nos for paste
Tomato -- 3 nos
Garlic -- 20nos  ( 10 +10)  
Red chili -- 5 nos  
Greenchili --2 nos
Shredded coconut  -- 5 tsp
Dry methi leaves - 1 tsp
Garam masala -- 1/2 tsp
Corrinder leaves -- Handful(garnish)
Bay leaf   --1 no
Cinnamon -- 1 stick
Cloves --  2 nos
Cardamon --2 nos
Jeera  --3 tsp
Oil   --  3 tsp
Salt  --  1 tsp
Sugar -- apinch

To Grind
Paste1
10 Garlic
Red chili 
Jeera
10 Shallots
Fry with a tsp of oil and grind with coconut

Paste 2
Tomatoes

Method
  • Soak the rice for 10 min and  fry them with a tsp of ghee .
  • Add oil in  a pan, when hot add cloves cinnamon, cardamon and bay leaves .
  • Add chopped small Onions ,garlic , green chili  and grounded paste 1 stir until raw smell disappear.
  • Add tomato paste  and allow  to boil.
  • Add salt, methi leaves sugar and garam masala alond with channa cook for a while .
  • Add basathi rice and pressure cook for flavorful recipe.( rice water ratio 1 : 11/2)
  • Serve hot with Raita.

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