Kabulichana biryani

I always wanted to cook different types of biryanis as i love rice. This is my first post in biryanis section. Kabuli chana biryani is delicious rice recipe with a wonderful aroma. Here’s the recipe of kabulichana biryani.

Servings: 4

Kabuli chana pulao

Kabuli chana pulao


Basmati rice: 1 cup

Kabulichana: about 1/2 cup

Onions: 2 slicedt into

Potatoes: 2 boiled and cut into cubes

Chole masala: 2 tbsp

Salt: to taste

Green cardamoms: 3-4

Cloves or laung: 2-3

Bay leaves: 2

Saffron : few strands

Milk: 1/4 cup

Coriander leaves: 3 tbsp

Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp

Jeera powder: 1/4 tsp

Tea leaves: 1 tbsp

Oil: 2 tbsp

Ginger- garlic paste: 1 tbsp

Green chilli: 1 chopped

Yogurt or dahi: 1/4 cup

Mint leaves: 10-12


1. Soak kabulichana overnight. Drain water and pressure cook with 2 cups of water by adding tea leaves in a muslin cloth. Drain excess water and also remove tea bag.

2. In another pan boil 2 cups of water with cloves, bay leaves and green cardamom. Cook rice till three fourth done and drain the excess water.

3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute. Add sliced onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add cholay masala, red chili powder, salt and green chillis. Add boiled chana, potatoes and mix well. Add curd and mix it well.

4. Mix saffron with milk.

5.To cooked rice add mint leaves, coriander, and mix gently.

6.Grease a baking dish. Spread rice layer first then spread kabuli chana mix over it. Again repeat the same process. Spread saffron milk over it.

7. Cook in microwave for 5 minutes.

8. Serve hot and enjoyyyy.









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