Channa Rice / Chickpeas Pulao / Sundal Biryani

    This is my mom's recipe, who is a great cook. This flavorful chickpeas rice is highly nutritious because of its high in protein and fiber. Enjoy this yummy, healthy, one pot meal either for lunch or dinner.


         2/3 Cup of Soaked and Boiled Chick Peas / Channa
         1 Cup of Basmati Rice
         1 Large Onion, chopped
         2 Roma Tomatoes, Chopped
         2 Garlic Cloves
         3/4 Tsp of Ginger Garlic Paste
         2 Tsp of Coriander Powder
         1/2 Tsp of Red Chilly Powder
         3/4 Tsp of Garam Masala
         1 Cup of Coconut Milk
         1/2 Cup of Water
         Salt to taste

   To Grind

          2 Green Chillies
          Few Sprigs of Mint Leaves

   To Temper

          1 Tbsp of Ghee
          2 Cloves
          1 Cinnamon Stick
          1-2 Cardamom
          1 Bay Leaves
          Few Curry Leaves

   To Garnish

          Few Cilantro Leaves



   Health Benefits of ChickPeas

  sending recipe to gayathri cook spot and WTML march 2013

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