How to prepare Channa pulao

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How to prepare Channa Pulao

INGREDIENTS:

BASMATI RICE 1 CUP
CHICK PEAS(KABULI CHANNA) 1/2 CUP
MINT LEAVES 10-12 LEAVES
ONION 1 NO
TOMATO 2 NO
POTATO 1 NO(OPTIONAL)
BIRYANI MASALA 1 AND 1/2 TSP
REDCHILLI POWDER 1/4 TSP
TURMERIC POWDER A PINCH
OIL 1 TBLSP
GHEE 1TSP
CORIANDER LEAVES FEW TO GARNISH

METHOD:

Soak the channa  for 6-8 hours

soak the channa

Wash the rice and soak it in 1 and 1/2 cup of water.

Soak the rice

Chop the onions and tomatoes finely.

Cut the potatoes into cubes.

cut the onion and tomato

In a pressure cooker, add oil and ghee.

Add the mint leaves.

Saute it for few minutes.

Now add the onions and saute till it turns pink.

Add the tomato and saute till they becomes mushy.

tomato and onion

Now add the potatoes and fry them for a minute.

Drain the water from the chickpeas and add it to the onion tomato mix.

potato and channa

Now add the rice with water.

Add the biryani masala,turmeric powder ,redchilli powder and salt  and biryani masala of your choice

biryani masala

Pressure cooker the mixture till 3 whistles.

rice pressured

Mix the rice mixture gently without mashing the grains.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with raitha.

channa_pulao

 

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