Sunday, November 27, 2011

SIMPLE CHANNA RICE

I keep stock of boiled channa in my freezer. It will give hand when we are in a hurry or want to cook something quickly.
This rice i made for my daughter's lunch box . usually i follow Mrs. Mallika Badrinath's recipe to make this rice. I did not have that much time , so i tried simple method it came out well.




INGREDIENTS


Rice - 1cup
Channa -1 cup
Onion - 1
tomato - 1
coconut - 2 tbsp
Garlic - 2 to 3 pods
red chili - 1
salt to taste
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
oil, cumin seeds for tempering

METHOD

1. Soak the Channa for 8 hours and pressure cook it. ( I will cook the Channa and keep stock for 1one week)
2. Cook the rice and let it cool.
3. Combine coconut, garlic, red chili and ground it to a paste.
4. Heat oil in a kadai and splutter cumin seeds.
5. Add chopped onions, saute till it turns pink. Add chopped tomatoes and cook it well.
6. Add the paste, salt , garam masala and cook until the raw smell goes.
7. Add the cooked rice and mix well. Garnish with cilantro.


Serve with plain curd or raita.




27 comments:

Ms.Chitchat

Tasty rice, nice variation in the usual recipe, bookmarked.

veena krishnakumar

Must have tasted very yummy...my kid loves this too:-)

Jay

wow..very delicious n tempting..
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Priya

Flavourful channa rice,looks inviting and delicious..

PJ

Delicious one potmeal...

Srivalli

Love channa rice..looks great..

Gayathri Kumar

Looks so inviting...

Aarthi

awesome..

revathi

Channa rice looks super good..:) Very warming hearty dish..
Reva

saffronstreaks

ohh..thats so delicious..and making me hungry

vaishali sabnani

love the channa pulao....will surely try this one!!

PriyaVaasu

Very inviting Rice Recipe!!!

julie

Lovely delicious n healthy rice...
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RAKS KITCHEN

Nice recipe, never tried channa pulao ,should be handy for lunch boxes!

Suma Gandlur

Quick and nutritious.

Aruna Manikandan

looks delicious :)

Kaveri

Mallika Badhrinath's books are one of my favorites...This rice looks too good..perfect for kids.

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Kalyani

that looks good.. wish my daughter also starts liking Pulav / flavoured rice with Channa dal. Somehow I am not able to make her eat Chickpeas...


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The Pumpkin Farm

i have one version of chana rice, yours is defnitely different and interesting

lata raja

Channa is so rich in nutrients and the rice is very flavoursome. A winner recipe I am sure!

divya

Yum yum,just drooling over that fabulous rice..

Cool Lassi(e)

A nutritious fare!

Vardhini

Yummy rice. I add channa to everything :)


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Nalini's Kitchen

Yummy and tasty rice,perfectly done.

Pavani

Delicious lunch box dish..

rajani

Chana rice has been in my bookmarks folder for years! Should try this out someday!

chandini

i tried it. i loved it. nowadays when am going to college weekly once i make this for my lunch.

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