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Keema Chana Dal Pulao Recipe

Keema Chana Dal Pulao
How To Make Keema Chana Dal Pulao

While you must have tried various pulao recipes that might be great options for your dinner menu but if you are thinking of making something unique, delicious and crunchy pulao recipe at home, this can be an amazing recipe.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Keema Chana Dal Pulao

  • 1 Cup Chana Dal (Soaked Overnight)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Water as required
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 5-6 Black peppercorns
  • 1 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 8-9 Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Green chilli paste)
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 small Tomatoes (Sliced)
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 500 gram Keema
  • 2 cups Rice (Soaked)
  • 1 tbsp Fennel powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • Lemon juice
  • 2 Onion (Sliced)

How to Make Keema Chana Dal Pulao

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First of all, take a large pan. Add water, soaked dal, salt and let it boil.
Next, take a kadai, add ghee and let it melt. Once done, add whole spices like cumin seeds, black cardamom, cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick and let them splutter.
Now add sliced onions and wait until golden.
Add curry leaves, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste and mix. Cook for 2-3 mins.
Add curd and mix well. Now add keema and cook for 5-10 minutes.
Add salt, fennel powder, coriander seeds, garam masala powder, mace powder, nutmeg powder, red chilli crushed, mix well and then cook until oil separates (5-6 minutes).
Add boiled chana dal, green chillies, lemon juice and mix well.
Add rice and mix well.
Add water, salt, mix well. Bring it to boil, cover and cook on medium low flame for 10-15 minutes.
Garnish curry leaves, coriander leaves, fried onion on top. Serve with chutney and raita.
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