Monday, November 7, 2011

Chick Pea Biriyani { Chef Dhamu's Recipe }

  • ChickPeas - 1cup 
  • Basmati rice - 2 cups
  • Onion - 1 medium size
  • Tomato - 1 big
  • Ginger Garlic paste -2 tsp
  • Cinnamon , cloves, Cardamom - 2 each
  • Star anise -1 
  • Green chilies -3 or 4
  • Mint leaves - 1/4 cup 
  • Coriander leaves -1/2 cup
  • Curd - 2 tsp
  • Chili powder - 2tsp
  • Coriander powder - 3 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil

# Soak the chickpeas overnight and pressure cook it till 3/4 done..Add little salt while cooking it .
# Save the water from this and use it to make biriyani
# Soak the Basmati Rice in water for 10 to 15 mins and drain..

In a pressure cooker heat oil and season it with cinnamon stick, cloves ,cardamom, star anise.

Now add in the the thin juliens of onion.

 Now add the chopped Mint leaves.

And then chopped coriander leaves / cilantro.

 Now add the ginger garlic paste and saute till onion turns transparent .

 Now add the Tomato and green chillies.

Now add the cooked chick pea and curd and mix well..

 Add the soaked Basmati Rice..

 Now add Chili powder,Coriander Powder and salt.

Now add 4 cups of water (  2 cups of water for 1 cup of rice).

Pressure cook it for 2 whistles on high flame and switch off and open the cooker once the pressure completely releases.

Serve this biriyani with some Raita..


R said...

looks so delicious! yummo

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Hi Chitra,This luks yumm and healthy .Truly inviting...Biryani.Luv the clicks.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

biriyani looks yummy and delicious.

sangee vijay said...

Biryani looks so delicious and flavorful...i too love his biryani and appetizer it wanna try it soon...thanx for sharing!!

Neha said...

Biryani looks so flavorful...Yummy

Alpana said...

Biryani looks sooooo so yummy.......perfect for any meal.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow delicious briyani...

Tina said...

Looks delicious...

Nisha said...

Use of chole in briyani is really neat

Kalpana Sareesh said...

delicious biriyani.. i love it..

Prathima Rao said...

Fantastic biryani..This looks like a feast!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

ushaprashanth said...

I saw that program !! but took notes of the brinjal gravy only. I missed this . Thank you for sharing!
lovely pics!!!

Sudha Sabarish said...

Superb biriyani.Perfect for lunch box.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

I too make this... so tasty isnt'it...
Krithi's Kitchen
Event: Serve It - Savory Baked

Sensible Vegetarian said...

I love this biryani Chithra, looks so tempting.

divya said...

Wow they looks super irresistible, fantastic..

Prabha R said...

Wow Biriyani looks yummy!!..Really liked it..


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