December 19, 2014

Chick Pea Pulihora | Sengala Pulihora | Brown Chick Pea Recipes | Easy Rice Recipes | Easy Vegetarian Rice Recipes


CATEGORY- RICE/ONE POT MEALS/SIMPLE RICE RECIPES FOR LUNCH TIME
PREPARATION TIME- 30 MINUTES
COOKING TIME- 20 MINUTES



WHAT YOU NEED

fresh cooked rice or left over rice-2 cups
brown chick pea-1 cup
tamarind pulp-small lemon size ball
cumin powder -1 tsp
sesame powder -2 tsp
oil-2 tbsp
cumin-1 tsp
mustard seeds-1 tsp
urad dal-1 tsp
red chili-3
green chili-4-5
hing-1/8 tsp
peanuts -1/3 cup



HOW TO COOK

Wash and soak chick pea and  pressure cook for 3 whistles.Soak tamarind for 15 minutes and squeeze rasam.Dry roast sesame seeds and cumin seeds separately and grind into fine powder separately.

Now turn on heat under a non stick pan and our in tamarind rasam..Cook for 5 minutes until turns thick.Add cumin powder and sesame powder after 3 minutes and cook..

Heat a vessel with oil and fry cumin,mustard seeds,urad dal,red chili,green chili,hing. Add in peanuts and saute for 2-3 minutes. Then  add in pressure cooked chick pea and mix well..

Now add in cooked tamarind mixture and mix..Cook for 3-5 minutes again in low flame and turn off.With this the basic mixture is ready..

Now add in fresh cooked rice or left over rice and combine every thing very well..Serve hot with curd and pickle.




 MAHAS NOTES

You can use tamarind paste if available.

Use basmati rice for a good look..

Cook tamarind paste until thick and then mix with chick pea..

You can use white chick pea (kabuli chana) and I used dry roasted peanuts here.

Sesame and cumin powders gives a nice flavor.so,don`t skip.



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