Chana Pulao Recipe | Brown Chana Pulao | Chickpeas Pulao
Chana Pulao Recipe | Brown Chana Pulao | Chickpeas Pulao recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Chana pulao is quick, delicious and simple one pot recipe made with chickpeas and spices. It is mild spicy and fragrant. This can be made easily when you have some cooked chickpeas or canned ones.
Serve it with simple raita or any spicy curry of your choice. It is kids friendly recipe which can be packed for lunch. You can use any type of chana for the recipe. I always reserve some chickpeas when cooking to make some salad or chaat and enjoy it. My hubby is so fond of eating sundal with chana or chickpeas curry.
Monday again and them for this week in FoodieMondaybloghop group is #252 ChanaTime suggested by Mayuri. She suggested to use any type of whole chickpeas and not the flour. Checkout interesting chana recipes like lasagna with chickpeas and Moroccan Couscous Salad for her blog and many more innovative recipes. My contribution is this protein rich chana pulao.
Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes.
How to make Chana Pulao with step by step pictures
Wash, soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep it ready.
Take ingredients to grind in mixer.
Grind to smooth paste adding few drops of water.
Heat oil in cooker and temper with bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, start anise and marathi moggu.
Then add finely chopped onions followed by grounded paste.
Saute nicely for 2 minutes and add curd.
Then add salt and garam masala.
Now add the cooked chickpeas and saute for 1 min.
Add the rice and give a quick saute.
Then add water and close the lid.
Allow it to cook for 1 whistle and 5 minutes in low flame. Once the pressure releases open the lid and gently mix the pulao.
Chana Pulao is ready. Serve with simple raita or with any gravy.
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