Thursday, April 7, 2011

Chickpeas Pulao

Chickpeas Pulao is the quickest and yet tasty. This is one of my favorite meal.

This Pulao has a true flavour of Chickpeas in each bite, mild spicy due to green chillies, masala and nice crunchy with coconut.

Chickpeas Pulao is prepared by using soaked chickpeas, basmati rice, fresh grated coconut and spices. Here is the recipe that is easy to make and tastes very delicious!!



Ingredients:

Basmati rice – 2 cups
Chickpeas/Channa – 2 cups
Onion – 1 no small
Bay leaf – 2 leaves
Lemon juice – 3 tsps
Fresh Coconut grated – 1 cup
Coconut milk – ½ cup
Cloves – 4 no
Green chillies – 3 no
Cinnamon sticks – 2 small
Jeera – 2 tsps
Salt As Required
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Ghee or Oil – 2 tsp
Water – 2 ½ cups



Preparation 
  • Soak chickpeas overnight.
  • Wash basmati rice and soak in water for 30mins
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add ginger garlic paste
  • Now add bay leaves, cloves, jeera, Cinnamon sticks and sauté for few minutes.
  • Add onions and green chillies and mix well.
  • Add basmati rice by draining water and mix well.
  • Add soaked and cleaned chick peas and mix well.
  • Add granted coconut and mix well
  • Now take the above mixed spices, rice in rice cooker add water, coconut milk, lemon juice and salt and cook well.
  • Serve with raita or curry.

48 comments:

  1. Chick pea pulao looks delicious awesome one pot meal.

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  2. Thanks Swathi for ur sweet comment !! that was too quick !!

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  3. wow..looks delicious and healthy pulao..

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  4. Thatz one healthy one pot meal Sravs.. Been a long time since i had this, I almost the prepare the same way except i don add coconut paste.

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  5. love this ...i too make it very often..simple and delicious

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  6. Love this one pot healthy meal, would like to try ur version.

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  7. Awesome recipe...Looks so yumm...

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  8. Nice pulao! looks so mild and yumm!

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  9. yummy pulao...nice clicks too dear.

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  10. Love this anytime, any day..looks very tempting. I soooooooooo want to grab that platter right now and gobble it up :)

    US Masala

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  11. hey sravs.. nice pulav.. its our favorite.. picture is so elegant.. nice click :)

    Jabeen
    http://comeletseat.blogspot.com

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  12. I make this for our lunch box at times and this is a delicious one pot meal...

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  13. Yummy and delicious pulao.. looks absolutely tempting dear.. lovely clicks too :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  14. its inviting me...nice recipe..

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  15. So fluffy rice...i love the recipe.

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  16. inviting and yummy. Love the recipe

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  17. perfecetly made... looks beautiful and sounds healthy!!!

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  18. Looks delish ....and nice pic

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  19. Delicious and inviting dish,looks fabulous..

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  20. yummy delicious and healthy one :)

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  21. Pulao looks so inviting..nice and easy recipe..thanks for sharing!

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  22. the pulao looks soooooo inviting !lovely combo of flavours !

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  23. Delicious one pot meal..looks inviting.

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  24. Wonderful Pulao....looks Delicious

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  25. chick pea pulao looks amazing and yum!!...very nutritious and yum!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  26. my daughter's fav one.U made it so well

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  27. Simple & flavorful!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  28. wow....love the pulao recipe dear....looks inviting and delicious !

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  29. The Pulao is so inviting and yet so simple to make.Thats one easy meal to make.

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  30. very yummy and healthy
    www.rajafood.blogspot.com

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  31. Sravs.. I tried this pulav.. it came out just perfect .. thanks for the recipe..

    I am so happy to pass my awards to u .. pls collect them..

    http://comeletseat.blogspot.com/2011/04/awards.html

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  32. Tempting clicks and looks so yummy!

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  33. looks perfect and delicious dear :)

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  34. I get pretty excited about long grain basmati rice also and I especially love when it has some veggies mixed in!

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