Saturday, May 22, 2010

Mint & Black Channa Pulav

This is such a tasty and healthy rice. The aroma of this rice is too good. For the people who love mint, this is the best rice.

Ingredients :

1. Rice - 2 Cups
2. Mint leaves - 2 Cups
3. Channa - 1 Cup or less (Soaked and Cooked)
4. Onion - 1/2 Cup (Finely Chopped)
5. Tomato - 1 (Optional)
6. Green Chillies - 5 or adjust to your taste
7. Coconut - 1/4 Cup (Grated)
8. Bay Leaf - 1
9. Garam Masala - 1.5 tsp
10. Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
11. Oil - 1 tbs
12. Salt - Needed qty





Procedure :

1. In a pan, add a tsp of oil and then add mint leaves.

2. Then add, cut green chillies. Fry them both well.

3. Switch off the stove. Then add the coconut. Mix well and let the mixture cool down.

4. Grind them to a paste and keep aside.

5. In a pan, add the remaining oil. Add bay leaf.

6. Now, add the onion and fry well. Then add tomato. Fry for a minute.

7. Now add the washed rice and the ground mixture. Mix them well.

8. Add salt and garam masala. Finally add the cooked channa.

9. Now, transfer to rice cooker.

10. Once cooking is done, mix the rice well with lemon juice.

11. Serve hot with raitha, kurma and chips.

33 comments:

Smitha said...

you know, I always want to try making pulav with channa, but never did...this looks yummy...i should try it!!!

PranisKitchen said...

delicious pulav.mint and channa gives a very nice flavor. i am not a grt fan of mint leves so will add little amount and try this recipe..sounds good

Preethi Rajeev said...

looks so tempting, love the click

Swapna Sree said...

woow!!!looks tempting and yummy....

Padma said...

Very flavorful and delicious rice Nithu. Beautiful presentation.

harini-jaya said...

nutritious pulao!!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Wow.. look at the presentation! Awesome. I love black channa and the pulao looks super dear!

divya said...

Looks soooooooooo yummy.. really tempting with ur wonderful click.

Yummy Team said...

Healthy and delicious pulav..

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Looks yummy Nithu..Nice presentation too..

meeso said...

Rice looks delicious!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Very creative Nithu. Looks amazing. :)

Jay said...

Woww! Such a spicy, colorful healthy pulav. Interesting try with chenna. Thanks dear I'll give a try soon.

Suhaina said...

wow. really never seen anything like this before. u have done a good job.thanks for sharing the recipe.nicely presented too dear.

srividhya Ravikumar said...

Wow.. looks yummy and rice Rangoli looks awesome..

Swathi said...

Nithu,

Mint channa looks really good. I love it. you presented very nicely too.

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice combo, even i love the flavour of mint...so aromatic rice,looks delicious nithu

Kamalika said...

Never knew that rice can be cooked with channa..new dish to me..sounds very tasty...

Daisy Blue said...

Nice one Nithu...black Channa has a unique taste and I can smell your kitchen !!

Meena said...

channa pulav is awesome! looks goood...

Krishnaveni said...

delicious pulav. Please collect your awards from my blog

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

looks tempting

Priya said...

Nutritious,healthy and filling pulao, lovely presentation Nithu..

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Should be a spicy flavorful one,with healthy chick peas!

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

very delicious pulav,luks wounderful.

priya said...

delicious and yum...very nice clicks

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

cute presentation & delicious pulao!!

suma said...

Pulav with black channa is a tasty twist:-))

chakhlere said...

nice combo of mint and chana.

Lovely pulav.

Gita Jaishankar said...

Channa pulav looks very delicious dear....healthy one too :)

Kiran said...

This looks very tasty and delicious.

Pavithra said...

Beautiful combo of rice nithu , I think I missed some post of urs.. looks really yummy with awesome decor.

Kalai said...

This sounds very delicious and simple Nithu, never tried channa pulav and especially with the black ones. Nice color you have got.