Thursday, 12 January 2012

Channa Pulao



Channa Pulao

Ingredients:

1cup basmati rice
1 cup kabuli channa
3 onions
3 cloves
1 bay leaf
1/2 bunch coriander leaves
salt to taste
ghee to fry
For Masala:
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 bunch coriander leaves
Method:
Soak channa overnight in water.Chop onions finely.
Clean and wash rice and soak in water for a few minutes.
Heat ghee in a pan add cloves,bay leaf,onions and saute. Add rice and fry for a few minutes till you get a nice flavour.
Place rice in a cooker container with 1 1/2 cups of water and salt to taste.
Place channa in another container with 2 cups of water.Place both the container in cooker.pressure cook for 10 minutes.
Grind ingredients for masala to a smooth paste.
Heat a little ghee. Add the ground masala and salt and fry till the raw flavour is lost.Add cooked rice and channa.
Mix gently & garnish with mint leaves and serve hot.