Channa Pulav

Channa Pulav


You just cannot stop eating this Pulav. Such  a  simple recipe. I have been making this Pulav for more than a decade. A one dish power packed meal. Goes well with any Raitha and Chips. I usually make this Pulav when I am pressed for time. Do try this recipe and kindly post your feedback .


Cooked Basmathi rice – 2  cups

Cooked white Channa – 1 cup

Garam Masala Powder – 1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Grind to a fine paste

Chopped onion – 1

Chopped tomatoes – 2

Chopped garlic – 5 flakes

Chopped greenchillies – 2

Chopped mint leaves – 1 tablespoon

Chopped green coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons

Peeled and chopped ginger – 2 teaspoons

Kashmiri chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon

To Season

Ghee – 2 tablespoons

Oil – 2 tablespoons

Jeera – 1 teaspoon



Heat a pan. Season. First fry the ground paste on sim flame. Cover the pan. Fry till the raw smell goes.  Add  salt to taste. Add the cooked Channa and the garam  masala powder. Mix gently. Add  the cooked rice. Mix gently till well mixed. Serve the Channa Pulav piping hot with an Onion Raitha.

Chef’s Tips

  1.  Mix the rice gently with a fork . The rice grains will be intact .



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