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Cholia Pulao (Horse Gram Rice) Recipe

Cholia Pulao Ingredients

  • Cholia Pulao Recipe
    Cholia Pulao Recipe

    Rice, Basmati 1 cup / 200 gm

  • Horse gram (cholia) 1 cup
  • Vegetable oil 1 tbsp / 15 ml
  • Ginger (adrak), 1” piece, julienned 1
  • Cloves (laung) 4
  • Cinnamon (dalchini), 1” stick 1
  • Black cardamoms (badi elaichi) 2
  • Bay leaves (tej patta) 2
  • Water, hot 2 cups / 400 ml

How to make Cholia Pulao

  • Heat the oil in a pan; add the ginger, cloves, cinnamon stick, black cardamoms, and bay leaves; sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add the horse gram, sauté for 3 minutes and then add the rice.
  • Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes. Add the water and bring the mixture to the boil.
  • Cover the pan with a heavy lid and cook on low heat for 20 minutes or till the rice is done.
  • Serve hot with any curry or raita.

Preparation time: 20 min.
Cooking time: 30 min.
Serves: 2-4