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Chana Pulao Recipe


Chana pulao | Kabuli Pulao || How to make Chana
Rice with step by step photos 

Chana Pulao is one of the most popular dishes in Pakistani and Indian cuisine, a tasty and very simple dish, As chana (chickpeas)is rich in protein and fiber, this pulao is very healthy, it also makes a perfect lunch box recipe 
The Kabuli Chana Pulao can be served

Kabuli chana pulao is served with mixed vegetable 
raitasalad, and kabab or any type of pickles_Kabuli chana pulao has to be prepared with

Basmati rice and ghee, I have mentioned in my previous post all  traditional dishes are prepared with ghee it helps enhance the real taste of the following dishes, For the rest, if you have any health issues you can skip ghee from your recipes

Chana pulao is wholesome and full of rustic flavor. more often I have been cooking chana pulao at home, you must try once from my recipe I hope you will love it,
Note: Firstly will be cooked chana (chickpeas) but if you have leftover chana or frozen can be added you can use canned chickpeas too       

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Rinse and soak the chana in enough water by adding 1 tsp baking soda for overnight_Drain them well and rinse under the running water, put the chana (chickpeas) in the pressure cooker
Add 2 cups water and 4-5 pinch soda and salt
Bring it to a boil then close the lid of the pressure cooker, let it cook for about 20 minutes after begins whistling  


Meantime rinse the rice very well in water till the water runs clear of starch_Soak the rice in enough water for 2 hours


In the hot pan put caraway seeds, star anise, and cinnamon dry roast them slightly_Grind them coarsely keep aside


Slice the onions and boil 3 cups of water in a separate saucepan for cooking rice


In a pot heat ghee or oil, then add onion slices saute it for 2-3 minutes over medium flame_Then add whole spices, Saute the whole spices with onion till turns to a golden brown, then add ginger garlic paste and splash some water, keep stirring until aroma arose 

    Now add boiled chickpeas, fry them with onion for a minute on medium flame

    Add green chilies and salt, stir to mix well

      Now put soaked and drained rice into the chana

        Keep stirring for 2 minutes

        Now pour hot and boiled 3 cups water for 2.5 cups rice, now you can adjust salt at this stage_Bring to boil then, cover the lid for 2-3 minutes

        After 2-3 minutes add special chana masala 

          Stir to mix with rice carefully and simmer it for 10 minutes

          Now chana pulao is done

          Chana pulao is done, transfer to the serving plate

          Serve hot with raitapickles, and salad 

          Vegetable Pulao Recipe

          Vegetables Pulao | Mix Vegetable Pulao | How to Make Vegetable Pulao Recipe with step by step photos

          Vegetable Pulao is comfort food as well as satisfying pair this mildly flavored aromatic veg pulao with a raita, pickle, and chutney, you don’t have anything to serve with veg pulao, vegetable pulao is also a go-to dish if you're in a hurry and tired but want something hot and home-cooked to eat. It is quick. this is really easy to cook

          I make this Veg pulao whenever I feel like cooking something simple as a one-pot meal. This goes well with any rich gravy-like mutton korma or beef kofta kind of side dish. love this very much as well this simple vegetable After trying a few combinations of ingredients,

          I am now hooked on this recipe. I have added chicken stock for this pulao but you can make it plain too. This makes a great lunch box recipe too. I know many of you make this, still wanted to blog this recipe here. might be helpful to beginners in cooking.


          I added potatoes, beans, carrots, peas along with soya and green chilies you can add as desired vegetables as well as likewise used Ponia basmati rice for the best result can be used Basmati long grain rice. additional I used homemade non-veggie stock you can use  stock whose recipe I have shared in my previous post, So lets the go-ahead know how to make vegetable pulao 


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            First, rinse the rice and soak it for 2 hours set aside


            Prepare homemade stock according to my recipe can be used store-bought chicken cubes rather than stock


            Gather all veggies and prepare them


            Heat the ghee in the large capacity pot and put all garam masala, let them crackle for a minute then add onion slices


            Saute the onion slices for 3-4 minutes, p
            ut crushed garlic along with salt, and stir to mix well


            Fry onion slices until you get a golden brown color then add peas, f
            ry peas with onions then put potatoes


            Put all vegetables to the pot, fry all vegetables with onion spices on medium flame


            Pour water into the fried vegetable, and cook until veggies are soft


            Add soaked rice to the vegetables, mix well then add soya and green chilies


            Once it is mixed well then pour the stock into the rice, adjust the salt at this stage and bring to boil


            Cover the lid and allow to cook rice another 5 minutes or until water dries out, veggie Pulao is almost done, reduce the heat to low and simmer it another 5 minutes right after removing from the heat and leave it to a bit cool down then


            Transfer to the serving dish veggie pulao is ready to serve


            Veggie pulao is served with raitachutney, salad, and pickle 


            Masala Rice Recipe


            Masala Rice | Rice Seasoning | How to Make Masala Rice with step by step photos

            Masala Rice is a tasty and mildly spiced rice, cooking rice with leftover curry or pays a gives an aromatic and delicious flavored to the rice as well as a very easy and simple recipe that can be prepared within 30 minutes, This recipe is my own version, that I prepared from leftover meat curry when you don’t feel like to cook anything or feeling tired  by the time this easy and quick recipe can resolve your problem within 20 minutes just required any kind of leftover meat curry/keema in your fridge  
            Masala Rice is a combination of rice and leftover curry along with a few whole spices, fried onions, green chili, and tomato are added, it is the best meal for lunch or dinner
            This rice is served with raitasalad, and kebabs but no need for any curry, so lets the go-ahead know how to cook masala rice 
            1. If your rice isn’t enough soaked then you use 1.5 cups of water for 1 cup of rice
            2. Water ratio depends on rice quality
            3. 1 cup water for 1 cup soaked rice
            4. 1.5 cup water for 1 cup unsoaked rice
            5. But can be increased/decreased ratio of water according to the rice quality
            6. Rice always is cooked on high heat for 3-4 minutes
            7. If your rice is getting wet/sticky then cover the dry kitchen towel over the pot and simmer for 10 minutes
            8. And if rice remain uncooked don't make mistake by adding water otherwise your rice will be sticky and mushy 
            9. Just cover the wet kitchen towel over the pot then place a lid over a kitchen towel and let it simmer for 10 minutes
            10. Your rice will be set
            11. If you are using chicken stock instead of water even then the same ratio will be used in stock
            12. Like 1 cup stock for 1 cup rice 
            13. put 1/2 tsp white vinegar during cooking rice it won't stick to each other ever...
            masala rice recipe

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            rice seasoning recipe

              Firstly put the rice into a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under running water until the water runs clear.


              Take all ingredients and prepare them


              Heat the ghee and fry the onions for 3 minutes until turns to light golden brown color, then put all whole spices along with leftover curry 


              Then Splash some water over masala and stir to mix well, then add tomatoes, put green chilies, mint, and coriander leaves stir them together

              put-green-chillies-and-stir well-together

              Add salt to the masala and put soaked and drained rice, stir to well combined


              Then add curry leaves and stir them together until aroma arose, now add hot and boiled water to the rice 


              Bring the rice to boil then cover the lid and cook it around 4-5 minutes over high flame

              bring-the-rice-to-boil-and cook-it-for-a-while

              You can see small pits are appearing over the rice 
              surface now reduce the heat to low cover the lid again and allow to simmer it for around 5 minutes over low heat

              pits-are-appearing-over-rice-surface-then allow-to-simmer-it-for-5-minutes

              Now Masala rice is ready to serve
              how to make masala rice

              Masala rice served hot with raitasaladand kebab