Chickpea Biriyani | How to make Chickpea Biriyani

By anu kollon  |  27th Jan 2018  |  
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About Chickpea Biriyani Recipe

A very tasty biriyani loaded with all the goodness of chickpea.

Chickpea Biriyani is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in world. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Chickpea Biriyani is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Chickpea Biriyani at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 30 minute for the preparation and 45 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Chickpea Biriyani by anu kollon in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Chickpea Biriyani at your home without any difficulties. Chickpea Biriyani is one of the representative dishes of world which you can serve in any special occasions.

Chickpea Biriyani

Ingredients to make Chickpea Biriyani

  • Chickpea/kabuli chana - 1/3 cup
  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • onion - 1 large
  • tomato - 2 medium sized
  • ginger Garlic paste - 1 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chilli - 2-3
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • coriander leaves/Cilantro chopped- handful
  • Mint leaves/pudina chopped - 2 tablespoon
  • oil - 2 tablespoon
  • salt to taste

How to make Chickpea Biriyani

  1. Wash and soak chickpea in water for 6-8 hours.
  2. Pressure cook with enough water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt for 5-6 whistles until well done.
  3. Strain the water and keep the chickpea aside. Save the water to use it later while cooking rice.
  4. Heat oil in a large pan and splutter cumin seeds. Add thinly sliced onion and fry until they become translucent.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and slit green chillies and fry for a minute.
  6. Add sliced tomatoes and cook covered until tomatoes turn mushy.
  7. Add red chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Be careful while adding salt because chickpeas were cooked with salt.
  8. Add cooked chickpea, chopped cilantro and mint leaves. Mix well and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile wash the rice and drain off the water
  10. In a rice cooker, add rice, chickpea gravy and 1 cup of water reserved from cooking chickpea. Check for salt and cook until rice is done. You can even cook it in open vessel instead of rice cooker.
  11. Serve with yogurt and salad.

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Ruchi Gaur10 months ago

Excellent recipe.

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