How to Make Chana Pulao

How to Make Chana Pulao Recipe

chana pulao recipe
Heat oil in pan and fry onions to golden brown.

ایک پین میں تیل کو گرم کر کے پیاز کو براؤن کر لیں۔

how to make chana pulao
Add all-spice powder and cumin seeds and fry for a minute.

ساتھ ہی گرم مصالحہ اور زیرہ ڈال دیں۔

chana pulao urdu recipe
Add ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, green chillies, beaten yogurt and cook until tomatoes are tender and oil appears separately. Roast spices well.

اب اس میں ادرک لہسن کا پیسٹ۔کٹے ٹماٹر،ثابت ہری مرچ اور پھینٹا ہوا دہی شامل کر کے ڈھک کر اتنا پکائیں کہ تیل علیحدہ ہو جائے۔

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Add boiled chickpeas and salt. Mix well and cook for 6 to 8 minutes.

پہلے سے ابلے چنے شامل کر کے مزید چھ سےآٹھ منٹ پکائیں۔پھر اس میں نمک اور چکن کیوبز ڈالیں۔

chana pulao recipe in urdu
Add soaked rice, mix and add water.

آخر میں بھیگے ہوئے چاول شامل کر کے تھوڑا سا پانی ڈال کر پکائیں۔

chola pulao recipe
Once water begins drying, place it on steam-cook (dam).

جب پانی خشک ہونے لگے تو پین کو توے کے اوپر رکھیں اور دم پر چھوڑ دیں۔

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When rice are cooked completely, chana pulao is ready.
Serve in a dish with fried onions.

تیار ہونے پر رائتہ اور سلاد کے ساتھ سرو کریں۔



  • Rice: 750 grams
  • Chopped Onions: 1 cup
  • Boiled Chickpeas: 3 cups
  • Yogurt: 1/4 cup
  • Oil: 3/4 cup
  • Salt: as per taste
  • White Cumin: 1 tsp
  • Caraway Seeds: 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tbsp
  • Black Cardamom Pods: 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon: 2 to 3 sticks
  • Whole Green Chillies: 8 to 10
  • Tomatoes: 3 to 4
  • Black Peppercorns: 6 to 8
  • Cloves: 6 to 8
  • Green Cardamom: 4 to 5
  • Bay Leaves: 1 leaf
  • Salad: for serving
  • Raita: for serving


  1. Heat oil in pan and fry onions until they turn golden brown.
  2. Add all-spice powder and cumin and fry for one minute.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, green chillies and whisked yogurt until tomato is tender and oil is separated.
  4. Roast spices well.
  5. Add boiled chickpeas and salt and mix well and cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
  6. Now add soaked rice and mix well. Add water.
  7. When water starts drying, steam-cook (place for dam).
  8. When rice are cooked well, delicious chana pulao is ready.
  9. Sprinkle fried onions and serve hot.

Water will be 2 times of rice amount such as if rice is 1.5 cup, water will be 3 cups.


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Chana pulao is a tasty rice pulao dish eaten readily in Pakistan. On Fridays, Sundays and at certain occasions Pakistani women like to cook it for whole family. It is also cooked at Shab e Barat, Muharram, Rabiul Awwal and different other religious occasions.

Chana pulao or chola pulao is very tasty. It is very easy to make as well. It requires boiling chickpeas and rice and then amalgamating the spices in it. offers a step by step recipe for making chana pulao in Urdu. Get the recipe and make it on the next holiday.

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this is a mouthwatering dish and very delicious I like it keep sharing plz thanks, kfoods.

Mar 14, 2018 madiha naqvi karachi

Chana pulao is very delicious. I make chana pulao always whenever there is a family gathering at my home. I like it because I have quite perfection in making this pulao and everyone likes it and admires my cooking.

Sep 27, 2017 Saima Zaidi Lahore

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