Chana Pulao

Today, go for a simple meal and try out this tasty ‘Chana Saalan’ for everyone to enjoy this Dhaba style recipe by our chef.

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Cooking time  30Min.  Serving 3-4



Rice                                         1 Kg

Chick Peas (Boiled)                250 gm

Oil                                           150 ml

Onion                                      1

Ginger Garlic Paste                1 Tbsp.

Tomatoes                                3

Yogurt                                     250 gm

Salt                                          1 Tbsp

Red Chilli                               1 Tbsp.

Red Chilli flakes                     1 Tsp

Turmeric Powder                    ¼ Tsp

Star Anise                               2

Bay Leaf                                 1

Cinnamon stick                       3-4

Black Cardamom                    2-3

Cumin Seeds                           ½ Tsp

Cloves                                     4-5

Blackball pepper                    7-8

Water                                      500ml

Lemon                                     1

Freseh Coriander                    ¼ cup

Boiled eggs                             2-3


– Heat oil in cooking pot.

– Cut onion and add in pan. Fry until light brown.

– Cut tomatoes into pieces and add in pot. Mash tomatoes with the help of spatula on low flame.

–  Add Ginger Garlic Paste and cook while stirring.

– Beat yogurt and add in pot.

– Blend green chillies, fresh coriander and cumin seeds to prepare ‘Green Chilli paste’. Add this paste in the pot.

-Add salt, red chilli, red chilli flakes, turmeric powder,cloves ,star anise, cardamom, black cardamom, Bay leaf, Cinnamon stick and cumin seed in the pot and Mix well.

– Add boiled Chick Peas and mix well with all spices

-Add soaked rice, water and mix well.

-Add  lemon syrup, chillies and simmer for 10-15 minutes on medium-low flame.

– Add fresh coriander and boiled eggs and Serve.