Chickpea Pulao

We need:

Chickpeas 1cup
Onion small
Green chilies 4
Ginger garlic paste 1sp
Chili powder 1sp
Garam masala 1sp
Cinnamon 1 inch stick
Cardamom 2
Bay leaf 1
Cloves 3
Jeera / Cumin 1sp
Curry leaves 6
Salt to taste
Oil 4sps
Cilantro chopped 1/2 cup
Mint leaves 1/2 cup
Basmathi rice  2cups


Soak chickpeas over night and presser cook till done.
Heat pan add oil, add whole garam masala , jeera and curry leaves.
Saute till they turn light brown.
Now add sliced onions and slit green chilies.
Saute and add ginger garlic paste.
Cook till onions turn golden brown.
Add Boiled chana and washed rice.
Also add Chili powder,  garam masala, salt, cilantro and mint leaves.
Saute for 5 minutes and add 31/2 cups water and mix well.
Cover and cook till done.
After adding water you can even transfer everything to electric rice cooker or presser cooker to cook further.
Serve hot with any kurma or raita.
I have served this pulao with Dum aloo.

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Also sending this recipe to Amrita's Rice recipes event.


Gajus kitchen said…
Looks flavourful and colourful.
Priya Suresh said…
Flavourful,healthy and inviting one pot meal.
vandana rajesh said…
The pulao looks so flavourful and delicious and loved the dum aloo that you have served it with..just have to try this one.
Unknown said…
flavorful and healthy!!
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divya said…
Wow...that's an absolute delicious recipe.....
Chef Mireille said…
pretein rich and flavorful rice dish
looks very tempting, i made this as well but slightly dfifferent
Unknown said…
Loved the combination and all the spices you have used. Looks absolutely delicious. Thanks for linking your amazing entry.
Pavani said…
Same pinch, I made chickpeas rice for BM. Yours looks delicious.
Rajani said…
Never tried this version, looks nice!
Srivalli said…
That's really wonderful combo..nice pulao..

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