March 18, 2012

CHICK PEAS PULAO/CHANA PULAV/GARBANZO PILAF



Usually i prefers to cook chickpeas masala(chole),chole palak and cabbage chana with chick pea........These are very high in proteins,in dietary fibre and very low in fat...surprised....this time tried in rice combination...senyum... that is CHANA PULAV..it is a very healthy and tasty pulav.....senyumkenyit...so here goes the recipe...peluk.......try this and let me know what you think friends......angel...


Ingredients


basmati rice-1 1/2 cups
chick peas-1 cup
tomatoes-1 big
coconut milk-1 cup
cloves-4
cardamon-3
staranise-2
onion-1
green chilli-4
garam masala-1tsp
oil-2 tbsps
ghee-2 tbsps
salt-to taste
cinnamon-1inch piece
cilantro-few leaves
mint leaves-few
red chili powder-to taste
salt-to taste
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
Preparation

wash and soak the chick peas over night and pressure cook for 3 whistles or til soft and cooked.....

chop the  onions+green chili+tomato and make into puree.wash and soak the rice for 20mints...........

heat a thick bottomed vessel and add ghee and oil.....add in cloves,cardamom,cinnamon, staranise and saute for half minute......

add in onions+green chili+tomato puree and mint leaves and saute for 2-3 minutes.........

add boiled chick peas and mix all together and fry til it gives a nice aroma..throw in finely chopped mint+cilantro leaves too.......

now add in milk and water as needed yo cook rice and let boil..........add salt too........

when the water starts boiling add in rice and let it cook.

when the water has evaporated close the lid tightly or put and heavy weight (like iron tawa)on the lid and cook for 5 more minutes in low flame.........or til rice done..........

serve hot with any raita or gravy.............


angel

36 comments:

  1. pulao looks awesome. must be tasting great

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  2. Healthy pulao. I love chick peas in pulao

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  3. Very good combo. Protein with rice a complete meal.

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  4. healthy and delicious pilaf.. name is different...

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  5. This chick pea recipe looks great, I'm going to make it soon,I like the spices in it.
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  6. Wow loved the pilaf dear,will surely try out this recipe.
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  7. healthy and protein rich pulao..

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  8. Hi Maha, I love chick peas too, you chick peas pulav look delicious. Might give it a try one of this day, got to hold on first as my to do list is getting longer and too little time.

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  9. Something very different :-) Nice!
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  10. good recipe for lent time too... thanz 4 sharing
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  11. Hi Maha, this chana pulav is looks really nice u done delicious...... follow u:).Thanks.

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  12. Nice and inviting pulao !! looks wonderful !!

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  13. wow ....superb pulav dear....yummy

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  14. Love chana, very flavorful and delicious pulao..

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  15. Nice recipe, normally i just mix leftover chana masala with rice to make this :)

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  16. What a tasty looking dish! Can't wait to try it.

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  17. The pulao looks yummy...I usually make this with leftover chole :-)

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  18. I've been wanting to make this for a long time now...will have to try it soon...like your version

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  19. Very interesting recipe..chick peas with rice...yumm and am hungry!

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  20. loved the addition of coconut milk ...Yummy and flavorful pulav

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  21. This dish looks fantastic.... I really enjoy chickpeas but never eat them enough. I like that they are in a rice dish looks yummy.

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  22. Great dish and lovely presentation. Very very nice!

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  23. delicious chick peas pulao recipe dear...loved it !

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  24. Chickpeas pulao looks great! chickpeas goes well with anything and everything!

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  25. Chick peas and rice, that does sound like a great blend. This is a new one for me, but no doubt a tasty dish. Wish I had a fork and that plate of food in front of me-yum!

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  27. Delicious looking channa pulao...lovely preparation dear!

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  28. Hi Maha,

    Thanks for dropping by my blog! Your recipes are wonderful and I can't wait to try the brinjal chutney! I'm following you now :)

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  29. Love this pulav!
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