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.


  1. ha thats a simple n tasty 1.. im sure my daughter would luv them as she just luvs chana..:)
    Happy to follow u.. Do u reside in Bangalore ? me too...

  2. tempting inviting chole pulav. I am terribly hungry.

  3. one of my fav n love chick peas...yummy.

  4. wow lovely clicks and look's scrumptious :)

  5. Watching you on Sanjeev Kapoor's Kitchen Kiladi I surched for your Blog got it,very nice Blog,thanks for sharing this with us.

  6. Watched your program with Sanjeev Kapoor. In his Kitchen Kiladi.
    Thank you very much for sharing your blog which is very very nice.
    I like all your recipes.


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