Thursday, September 25, 2008

My 50th Post,channa pulao

Ingredients:

For Rice
Basmatic rice-1cup
Turmeric Pwd a pinch

Cumin seeds-1tsp

Bay leaf-1

clove-2no

cinnamon-2no

cardamon-2no

Ghee-1tbsp
Water-11/2cup

Salt To Taste

For Masala
Onion-1medium
Green chilles-2no
Mint Leaves-1/2cup

Coriander leaves-1/2cup

Coconut-50gms
Garlic-4pods

Ginger-2inch piece

For channa Pulao
Kabuli Channa-1cup
Onion-1medium

Tomatoes-1medium

Chilli Pwd-1tsp

Garam masala-1/2tsp
Salt to Taste


Preparation:
1.Wash and soak rice for 15mints.
2.Mean while,grind all the masala ingredients to a fine paste.

3.Then chop onions and tomatoes into finally.

4.Once rice is soaked for 15mints,heat a cooker/pan with ghee.Add cumin
seeds,cloves,cinnamon,bayleaf.Fry for few mints.Then drain rice and fry for few mints ensuring the rice does not break.Add 11/2cup water and a pinch of turmeric.Salt to taste and cook for 1 whistle in cooker/till the water evaparots in pan.Keep aside.
5.Heat a kadai with oil,add onion and fry till it turns brown in colour.Add the ground
masala and cook on high flame for fewmints.Add chilli pwd and simmer for 5mints,then add tomatoes along with salt.Cook till its soft and mashed.
6.Then add cooked channa nd mixwell.The masala should not have water init.then slowly mix
cooked rice to this masala and immer for 5mints.Then channa Pulao is ready.

Sending this to Herb Mania,an event started by Dee of ammaluskitchen.And This Month it is hosted by Siri of siri-corner

9 comments:

SMN said...

that rice looks nice thanks for sharing

G.Pavani said...

thank u smn for ur comments

Divya said...

Congrats on your 50th post. Seems like you have come a long way. Good job.

Vidhya said...

looks perfect. I am going to try this for this weekend's lunch

Divya said...

Congrats Pavani... nice recipe to round up your 100th post!

Divya said...

Sorry, I meant 50th post not 100th... won't be too long to reach there I hope!

Priti said...

Looks delicious...like the colour of the pulav...nice entry for the event :)..And Congrats on your 50th post..hope to see soon 100th post :)

G.Pavani said...

divya,thank u yaar for ur lovely words.Really these words r giving me energy to prepare lot more..onc again thank u divya..


vidhya,
Thanku very much for visting my blog and for ur lovely comments

Priti
thanks yaar for support and for ur comments

vidhas said...

first time to your blog. nice recipes.