Chholia Chawal Recipe

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Chholia Chawal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A easy to make rice preparation with hare chane. It is quick to make and divine to taste.

Ingredients of Chholia Chawal

  • 2 cups (360 g) rice, soaked in water for an hour at least
  • 2 cups hara channa
  • 1 Tbsp jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp heeng (asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp powdered dhania (coriander seeds)
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp haldi (turmeric)
  • 2 Tbsp (30 gms) ghee (clarified butter)

How to Make Chholia Chawal

  • 1.In a heavy based pan, heat the ghee and then add the jeera and the heeng.
  • 2.When the seeds splutter, add the channa and the drained out rice, along with the dhania powder, garam masala, chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder, and stir a few times, till well mixed.
  • 3.Add 4 cups water, and bring to a boil uncovered. After it comes to a boil, lower the heat and cover.
  • 4.The rice should be done in 10 mins. Serve hot accompanied with yogurt.