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Chana Biryani


  • 3 cups boiled chickpeas
  • 3 cups basmati rice
  • 2 Onions, finely chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 6 whole green chilies
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoon yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon fried onion
  • 2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoon cumin seeds, roasted and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • Salt according to taste

For Garnishing:

  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Orange Food color



Step 1

Boil rice with salt and vinegar till 2/3 is done.

Step 2

Drain water and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in a large pot or skillet over medium heat.

Step 4

Fry onion when brown add ginger garlic paste.

Step 5

Add tomatoes, tomato paste, green chilis whole, salt chili powder, chili flakes, cumin seeds, yogurt and boiled chickpeas.
Cook and simmer for 5 minutes till oil separates and water dries.

Step 6

Now take a large pot, layer half of boiled rice then layer all chickpea masala and top with other layer of rice.

Step 7

Pour lemon juice, milk and few drops of food colour on top and put on dum for 15 minutes.

Step 8

Lastly garnish with fried onion, green chiliess and green coriander and close lid. Turn off stove after 5 minutes.

Step 9

Dish it out. Delicious Chana Biryani is ready to serve. ENjoy!!

  • Serve with raita.

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