Chana Pulao

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4-5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add about 3 cups of water and boil till the Chana becomes tender but does not break apart. Drain and keep aside.
  • In another pan, heat the oil and add the onions. Sauté till it starts to turn brown.
  • Add the Ginger (Adrak), Garlic (Lehsan), Cumin Seeds (Zeera)), Black Peppercorn. (Kali Mirch), Clove (Laung), Ilaichi, cinnamon and salt along with ½ cup of water. Mix well and allow the water to dry. Add the Chana and presoaked rice.
  • Add water so that it reaches about a 1½ cm above the level of the rice and Chana.
  • Cover and cook till water dries and the rice and Chana tender.
  • Reduce heat to the minimum, cook in their own steam (dum) for another 5 minutes and remove.
  • Serve with garlic chutney or Achaar.
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