Chat Pata Chana Pulao
Its has Achaaris spices such as saunf, rai, methi, kalongi and elaichi are combined with some fine long grained rice some kabuli chana to form a highly flavourful and fragrant pulao.Most of us have often eaten achaaris gravy. But here’s an interesting dish
- Basmati Rice,
- cumin seeds,
- garam masala,
- Ginger Garlic Paste,
- mustard seeds,
- nigella seeds,
- Turmeric powder
Blend mango pickle in a mixer to a paste. Keep aside.
Clean, wash and soak rice for 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
Put 2 cups of water to boil.
Heat oil in pressure cooker, add fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds, big cardamoms, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
When seeds crackle, add onions and saute’ till they turn translucent.
Add ginger garlic paste, chick peas, turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, salt and prepared pickle paste and saute’ for 2 minutes.
Add the rice and saute’ for 2 more minutes.
Add the hot water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Allow steam to escape before opening the lid.
Separate each grain of rice lightly with a fork.
Serve hot with green chutney