Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav

Meena C R
Meena C R|
Last updated on Jan 11th
A delectable and mildly spiced pilaf. A royal festive recipe for your family and Friends! Sure to love their heart!
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time45Minutes
  • Serves3people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Rice approximately 200 gms
  • 3/4 cup - Channa Dal approximately 150 gms
  • 3 tbsp - Dahi | Yogurt
  • 2 - Green Chillies slit
  • 1 tsp - Adrak | Ginger julienne
  • 1 tsp - Adrak | Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tbps - Fresh Dhania | Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Golden Kismis | Raisins
  • 1 tbps - Kaju | Cashewnut broken into 4 Optional
  • To taste Salt
  • For Tempering :
  • 1 tbsp - Homemade Ghee | Clarified Butter
  • 1 tbps - Oil
  • 10 - Kali Miri | Black Pepper
  • 2 - Sukhi Lal Mirch | Dried Red Chilli
  • 2 - Tej Patta | Bay Leaves
  • 4 - Green Elaichi | Cardamom
  • 3 - Lavang | Cloves

Recipe Preparation

  1. Wash nicely and soak rice and channa dal, separately, for atleast 20 minutes.
  2. In a thick bottom non stick pan, heat ghee and oil. Add all ingredients mentioned for tempering and let them crackle. Ensure they do not get burnt.
  3. Add slit green chillies, finely chopped adrak, broken kaju and drained channa dal.
  4. Saute for a minute and then add 2 & a 1/2 cups of water and let it come to a boil. Once the water starts boiling, cover the pan and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add whisked dahi, adrak julienne, raisins, salt and drained rice.
  6. Mix gently and cover cook on a low flame till Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav is done. Add little warm water, if required.
  7. Add chopped fresh dhania. Fluff pulav with a fork.
  8. Serve hot with plain dahi | Raita | Pickles or any Dal | Kadhi.
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