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Chickpeas Pulav

>> Sunday, March 6, 2011

chick_peas pulav

Most of the days, I will be running out of time in the mornings.  Rice being the stable food at home, has its different ways to serve.  To make it more healthy, we try to add vegetables & present it more nutritious.  Addition of chick peas & potato makes the dish really tasty & quick to make.   I like to serve it with onion raita or with pakoda.  Its optional to use pulav masala for this dish.  Fried bread pieces can be used for garnishing.  It taste yum !!!

Ingredients :
  1. Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  2. Water - 1 cup
  3. Chick peas - 1/2 cup (Soaked in water overnight)
  4. Oil - 1 tbsp
  5. Cinnamon stick - 1 no
  6. Cloves - 3 nos
  7. Cardamom - 1 no
  8. Bay leaf - 1 no
  9. Onion (sliced lengthwise) - 1/4 cup
  10. Potato - 1 large sized
  11. Chilly powder - 1 tsp (to spice)
  12. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  13. Salt to taste
  14. Lemon juice - 1/4 tsp
  15. Pulav masala - 1/4 tsp (optional)
  16. Corriander leaves & roasted cashewnuts for garnishing
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Direction to Cook :

1.   Heat oil in the pressure cooker, add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, bay leaf & sliced onions.  Saute till tender.

2.   Add cubed potatoes, turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt to taste & basmati rice.  Saute it well until aromatic and the rice becomes translucent. 

3.   Drain & add the chick peas, lemon juice, pulav masala, water & little corriander leaves.  Pressure cook it till done.

4.   Garnish it with corriander leaves & roasted cashew nuts.

chick peas pulav

Serve it warm.

7 comments:

Priya March 7, 2011 at 2:18 AM  

Thats a marvellous and yummy pulav..soo tempting..

Suja Sugathan March 7, 2011 at 5:42 AM  

Delicious and filling meal..looks so inviting.

Priti March 7, 2011 at 11:03 AM  

Yumm ..nice pulav ....best for tiffin box

Khaugiri March 7, 2011 at 1:23 PM  

Wow Rice is looking just Yum....

webdework March 7, 2011 at 4:17 PM  

Look at that glorious golden! Wow! Looks awesome as well as so doable. Bookmarked. :-)
Love the new look and the gorgeous snaps. :-)
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Swathi March 8, 2011 at 1:06 AM  

chickpea pulao looks awesome.

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