Channa Pulao

Channa is a very good source of protein. Make this channa pulao for lunch box and get appreciated by your hubby and kids.


Channa Pulao


YIELD – 3 SERVINGS

Ingredients:

Channa - 1/2 cup
Basmathi Rice - 1 cup
Green chilli - 2
Lemon - 1
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Coriander powder - 1 tsp.
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp.
Coriiander leaves chopped - 1/2 cup
Butter - 1 tbsp.
Cinnamon stick - 1
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 2
Oil - 1 tsp.

Method:

  1. Soak channa overnight and cook it.
  2. Soak rice for 1/2 an hour.
  3. Melt butter in a cooker. Add cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves, cumin seeds and green chillies one by one and saute well.
  4. Add the drained rice and fry for a minute.
  5. Add 1 and a 1/2 cup of water and cook by simmering for 7 minutes after first whistle.
  6. Cool the rice.
  7. Heat oil in a pan. Add the channa and all the masala powders and mix well.
  8. Add the cooked and cooled rice and combine well.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with raitha.


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