Monday, January 19, 2009

Channa Pulao N An Award

I prepared channa pulao, just for my daughter who loves channa, green peas a lot..she loves anything with channa and she was asking me to prepare peas briyani are else channa pulao..with a great pleasure i did this pulao as Sunday special with chicken fry for her as she asked since long...This pulao is quite easy n such a protein packed dish, everyone at home love this specially my daughter, as i prepared this delicious pulao for my sweet little heart, this awesome pulao goes to Alka's Just For U Event and also to JFI - Chickpeas guest hosted by Something Foodie...


2cups Cooked Basmati Rice
3/4cup Cooked chickpeas
2nos Whole spices
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
Salt
Oil +ghee

To Grind:
1inch Ginger pieces
4nos Garlic pods
2tbsp Grated Coconut
1tsp Garam masala
2nos Green chillies
2nos Dry Red chillies
1/2bunch Coriander leaves

Grind everything from the list 'To Grind' as fine paste n keep aside...heat enough oil with salt in a large kadai...add the whole spices n fry them until they turns brown...add the chopped onion n tomato pieces n saute them with enough salt until they turns mushy...meanwhile if u would have prepared the rice earlier bring it to room temperature , r if u would have prepared them just before making this dish, transfer them to a large plate n let them cool... add the grounded paste to the veggies n stir in simmer for few minutes n add the cooked channa to the masala...

Stir them continously until the oil get separates, now just mix the cooked rice to the masala n toss them gently until they get well mixed..

Serve hot with any side dishes...

Am very happy to receive Lemonade award from Varsha Vipins , Sudeshna , Vibaas,Sanctified SpacesVij thanks a lot n am honoured dears...


I like to share this award with my blogger's friends, this award goes to Happy cook , Mahima ,Ramya ,Cham, Divya ,Viji ,Rekha ,Curry Leaf ,PG,Keerthana,Kitchen Flavours,Adlak's Kitchen ..

11 comments:

  1. Wow channa pulao looks warm and welcoming... Makes me drool. Congrats and thank you for the award dear. Iam honoured...

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  2. Congrats on ur award and Thanks for your protein packed entry.I would surely try this out .It sounds so nutritious and i love biryanis and pulaos of any sorts,since they are a complete meal in itself

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  3. Awwww...thanks a lot, Priya!
    Congratulations on your award!
    Never tried making chana daal pulao. My son still prefers everything separate. But, this one is tempting me to try it. And why haven't i ever tried adding cocnut in rice. have to next time. :)

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  4. aaaw, so sweet Priya:)Thanks a lot for the nice gesture, coz that's my very first award!
    The chana pulav looks delicious and sounds very healthy.

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  5. congrats on yr award and thanks for passing me. pulao looks awesome dear.

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  6. nice and spicey pulao mmmmm yummy and congrats for the award and thank you so much for this lovely award

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  7. priya this looks delicious,no wonder your daughter loves it so much!

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  8. Pulao is always kid special, looks really good, I will love this rice dish too. Congrats and thanks to share ur lovely award Dear!

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  9. hi priya,
    the channa pulao looks good! Thanks for sending in another delicious entry to JFI Chickpea,
    best,
    ms

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  10. Thanks for the Lemonade award priya.Its cute.Never tried chana in pulao.Its healthy and delicious.Nice to know your daughter loves this.

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  11. Hi Priya...I tried this pulao today..it was so goodd

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