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One-Pot Meal: Chole Pulao Recipe

Apr 08, 2020







    3/4 cup White Chickpeas ( Soaked and Boiled)
    200 gms Basmati Rice
    2 cup Water
    2 tbsp Oil
    1 tsp Cumin Seeds
    1 tbsp Assorted Whole Spices
    1 Whole Bay Leaf
    1 Medium Size Chopped Onion
    1 tbsp chopped Garlic
    1 Medium Size Chopped Green Chilli
    1/2 tsp Tata Sampann Red Chilli Powder
    1/2 tsp Tata Sampann Turmeric Powder
    2 tsp Tata Sampann Punjabi Chole Masala
    1 Medium Size chopped Tomato
    Salt to Taste


This lockdown period can become a difficult time to make elaborate dishes every day. But not anymore. With chef Nehal Karkare’s one-pot Chole Pulao, using Tata Sampann’s Chole Masala, a recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor, it is now easy to make lunch or dinner plans.


1. Rinse and soak the rice For 20 mins
2. Soak and boil the white chickpeas/ kabuli chana.
3. Take a kadhai/pan, add oil, cumin seeds, assorted whole spices, bay leaf and mix it well.
4. Then add chopped onion, garlic, green chilli and statue it.
5. Once the onion is cooked add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, Punjabi chole masala, and mix it well.
6. Now add the chopped tomato, boiled white chickpeas, basmati rice, water and give it a good stir.
7. Note that water level should be 1 cm above the rice.
8. Cover the vessel with a lid and let it cook for 10 mins
9. After 10 mins check if the rice is cooked.
10. Garnish with chopped coriander once cooked.
11. Your Chole Pulao is ready to serve.

You can accompany the chole pulao with raita and papad.

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