Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav | How to make Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav

By Meena C R  |  27th Sep 2015  |  
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About Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav Recipe

A delectable and mildly spiced pilaf. A royal festive recipe for your family and Friends! Sure to love their heart!

Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav by Meena C R has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 3 people. You can find Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav takes few minutes for the preparation and 45 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav is a good option for you. The flavour of Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav recipe on the page below.

Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav

Ingredients to make Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav

  • 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

How to make Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav

  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.

Reviews for Mughlai Channa Dal Pulav (3)

Caroline Peake2 years ago


Verma I P2 years ago

Superb!! Very tempting!

Akshata K2 years ago

Hey looks fabulous?? where is the recipe???? Guess this is yet to be added! Please do!