Friday, 27 September 2013

Choole Pulav


1 cup rice
½ cup white chickpeas (soaked in water for 6 to 8 hours)
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped tomato
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 tbsp choole masala
2 tsp red chili powder
2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
Pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 tbsp oil
1 cup water
Tomato slices and coriander for garnishing


Soaked rice in water for ½ hour. Heat the oil in pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, when seeds are crackle add asafoetida, turmeric powder, onion and garlic paste sauté for minute.  Add tomato, choole masala, red chili powder and salt, mix it well. Add rice, chickpeas and water mix it well, closed the lid and cook for 3 whistles on high flame. Garnish with tomato slices. Serve hot with curd or raita.