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Apr 24, 2009

CHANNA PULAO


Ingredients:
Channa - 1/2 cup {soaked overnight}
Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cup
Onion - 1 {medium size}
Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
Tomato - 2 {medium size}
Green chilli - 1 no
Coconut milk - 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder
Cumin powder
Coriander powder
Coriander leaves
Turmeric powder
Whole garam masala
Salt
Oil

To Grind:
Garlic - 4 pods
Onion - 1/2
Red chillies - 4
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
oil - 1 tsp
Grated coconut - 3 tbsp

Preparation;
1. Saute all the ingredients in the "TO GRIND" portion except coconut with a little oil and grind it into a smooth paste along with coconut
2. Grind the tomatoes into smooth paste
3. Heat oil in a pan and add the whole garam masala and add the ginger garlic paste, green chilli and onion
4. Add the tomatoes and the ground pasteand saute well
5. Now add all the powders [chilli pdr, coriander pdr, cumin pdr, turmeric pdr]
6. Add the soaked channa and pressure cook it by adding sufficient water
7. After the channa is cooked add require amount of salt and add water and coconut milk required for the rice [Add 1/2 cup coconut milk and 1 1/2 cup water for 1 cup of rice. If there is water in channa gravy then reduce the amount of water]
8. Add coriander leaves and cook it
This dish can be served with any meat gravy or boiled egg masala

[I tried this recipe from a blog]

1 comment:

  1. Assalammu alaikkum bhabi,I jus tried this recipe and it came out well....keep going and inspire others to cook

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