Who has the energy to cook a proper meal after a long day of work? Just the thought of standing in the kitchen after the office makes us feel tired! While we don't have the strength to create a proper meal with dal, sabzi, chawal and roti, that doesn't mean we should skip out on a wholesome and nutritious meal. Rather than preparing two or three dishes, why not just cook one dish like a pulao that can satisfy all our nutrition needs? Today, we have found an interesting pulao recipe that will give the flavours of rajma chawal without putting in the effort, it is called rajma pulao!
The ingredients of rajma chawal and rajma pulao are similar - rajma, rice, and aromatic spices - but the preparation is what sets them apart. Rajma pulao can be ready in no time! This aromatic and flavourful pulao will bring you a delicious change to your daily diet and amp up your day. You can serve this rajma pulao with raita and salad to have a grand meal.
Rajma Pulao Recipe: How To Make Rajma Pulao
You'll need to soak rajma the night before. Pressure cook the soaked rajma till rajma is cooked through and soft. Soak rice for 20-30 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare a paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies.
Next, heat the oil in the pressure cooker and fry all the whole spices - bay leaf, green cardamom, black cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seeds and cloves. Add chopped onions, coriander leaves, and the paste and saute till the raw ginger-garlic smell goes away. Next, add the cooked rajma and season with haldi, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Add the soaked rice, water and lemon juice. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles and rajma pulao is ready!
Sounds easy, right?! Make this rajma pulao at home and surprise your family with your culinary skills. Do tell us how you liked it in the comments section below!