Qabooli | How to make Qabooli

By Nandini Rathore  |  22nd Jan 2017  |  
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About Qabooli Recipe

This rice dish i made from the Chef Sanjeev kapoor 's "Tasty eating for healthy living" volume four . This delicious dish gets its name from the word qabooli which means acceptance. I am uploading my version of this protein rich recipe with a hope of getting acceptance in this competition.

The delicious and mouthwatering Qabooli is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Qabooli is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Qabooli. Nandini Rathore shared Qabooli recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Qabooli. Try this delicious Qabooli recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Nandini Rathore of Qabooli by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Qabooli can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Qabooli with other users


Ingredients to make Qabooli

  • 1 1/4 cups rice
  • 1/2cup split Bengal gram
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms
  • 1" cinamon sticks 2
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1/2tsp turmeric powder
  • 1pinch of saffron
  • 2tbsp skimmed milk
  • 1tbsp rice bran oil
  • 1/2tsp caraway seeds
  • 1/2tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2-3 green chillies,chopped
  • 5 onions ,sliced and sauteed till brown
  • 1tsp garam masala powder
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/2 cup skimmed milk yogurt
  • A few sprigs fresh mint,torn
  • 2tbsp lemon juice
  • 4-5 meethi neem leaves
  • salt to taste

How to make Qabooli

  1. Soak the rice and Bengal grams for half an hour separately in different pans.
  2. Boil in three cups of water with salt and half of the green cardamoms and cloves till almost done and then drain.
  3. Boil Bengal grams in one cup of water with salt and half of the turmeric powder till just cooked.
  4. Soak saffron in milk and set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a non stick pan ,add cardamoms,cinamon and cloves and saute till fragrant.
  6. Add caraway seeds and when they splutter,and the ginger-garlic paste and saute.
  7. Add the green chillies and a little of the sauteed onions.
  8. Add the cooked Bengal grams,garam masala powder,fresh coriander and stir well.
  9. Add remaining turmeric powder,stir and remove from heat.
  10. Add yogurt to this Bengal grams mixture and mix well
  11. Transfer half mixture to a separate pan and spread half of the rice over the Bengal gram mixture; sprinkle half of the remaining sauteed onions,fresh mint,lemon juice and lemon flavoured milk.
  12. Spread the remaining Bengal gram over the rice followed by another layer of rice , sauteed onions,garam masala,fresh mint,lemon juice and saffron flavored milk.
  13. Cover the pan tightly and cook on dum for 25minutes and serve hot.

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