Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Chana Dal Pulao (Bengal gram Pilaf)

  • Serves: 6
  • Pressure Cooking Time 3 minutes
  • Source: www.viratcooker.com
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers

Ingredients

vegetable oil
1/2 cup
bay leaves
2
peppercorns
6
brown cardamoms
6
cloves
6
cinnamon
2 sticks (2.5 cm each)
cumin seeds
1.5 tsp
Bengal gram soaked in water for 2 hours and drained
1.5 cups
Basmati rice
2.5 cups
salt
1 tbsp
water
4.5 cups

Method

Heat oil in cooker for about 2 minutes. Add bay leaves, peppercorns, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and cumin seeds. Stir for a few seconds. Add gram. Stir fry for about 3 minutes. Add rice. Stir fry till rice turns opaque(approximately 3 minutes). Add salt and water. Stir Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally for 5 minutes. Press finger-tip control/lift vent weight lightly to release pressure. Open Cooker. Fluff up rice gently with a fork to separate grains. Serve hot.


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