Serves: 4

100 gms chickpeas, washed and soaked in water overnight
3 tomatoes chopped
2 onions chopped
½ tbsp garlic paste
½ tbsp ginger paste
1 ½ tsp red chilli powder
½ tsp pepper powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 ½ tsp salt
3 tbsp oil
1 cardamom, 1 cinnamon
2 cups rice washed and soaked in water for ½ an hour
4 cups water
3 tbsp coriander leaves


First take a pressure cooker and boil the chickpeas along with ¼ tsp salt and 1 ½ cups of water for 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer it to a bowl and set aside. Then heat oil in the same cooker, add onions, cardamom and cinnamon and sauté till onions turn golden. Then add garlic paste and ginger paste and stir for a minute. Then add chopped tomatoes, coriander leaves, red chilli powder, pepper powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well and cook till oil starts separating. Then add the chickpeas and drained rice, stir for a minute, add water, close the lid and pressure cook for 10 minutes or up to 3 whistles. Garnish with chopped onions and coriander leaves. Serve hot.


  1. delicious and flavourful rice...

  2. Delicious channa rice makes me drooling....

  3. appealing look!! I am getting hungry....

  4. Delicious and a healthy version indeed!!

  5. channa rice looks flavorful and yummy...makes me hungry n too it !!

  6. Love this delicious rice, my most favourite rice..

  7. so healthy and delicious rice, loved ur version..

  8. very nice and flavorful rice...My kind of comfort food...

  9. oh, this looks great! Simple & delicious looking rice :)


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