Kabuli Chana Pulao

This pulao is full of flavour. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Kabuli Chana Pulao
Main Ingredients Chickpeas (kabuli chana), Cooked rice
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Rice
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kabuli Chana Pulao

  • 3 cups Chickpeas (kabuli chana) boiled
  • 3 cups Cooked rice
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3-5 Garlic cloves roughly chopped
  • 3 Green chillies chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger chopped
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 3 medium Tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Heat 3 tbsps ghee in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. When their colour changes, add garlic and sauté till it turns golden.
  2. Add green chillies and ginger and sauté on medium heat for 1 minute. Add onions and sauté till translucent. Add tomatoes and cook till soft and mushy.
  3. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and cook on medium heat for 1 minute.
  4. Add chickpeas, salt and 2 cups cooking liquor and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Add rice, remaining ghee and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Transfer into a serving platter and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3971
Carbohydrates 683
Protein 115.8
Fat 86.3
Other Fiber Iron= 40.1mg