Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Channa Pulao

CHANNA PULAO



Ingredients:
rice - 2 cups 
soaked white channa - 1 cup
onions - 1 (thinly sliced)
tomatoes - 2 (chopped coarsely)
ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
salt to taste
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
oil - 5 tbsp
corriander leaves - a handful
saunf - 1 tsp


To grind:
coconut - 1/4 cup
saunf - 1 tsp
green chillies - 3 
corrainder leaves + mint leaves - 1/4 cup
cashews - 10 - 12




Method:
- soak rice and leave it aside
- meanwhile grind all the ingredients under "to grind" to a fine paste
- in a pressure pan add oil 
- add saunf and onions and fry till golden brown
- add the tomatoes and ginger garlic paste
- fry for 4 - 5 mins
- add corriander leaves, channa, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well
- add the ground paste and some water and fry for 2 - 3mins till the raw smell vanishes
-  to that add teh rice and water and fry for 2 mins
- pressure cook and serve.

1 comment:

Hari Chandana said...

delicious pulao.. looks awesome !!