Chana Dal Pulao


Simple and Nutritious



Main Ingredients

Basmati Rice

Split Chickpeas

Ghee or Oil




Step 1

Start the instant pot in SAUTE mode and heat it. Add ghee and all the whole spices. Sauté them for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add the onions, ginger and garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the onions are translucent.

Step 3

Add the rinsed basmati rice to the pot. Drain the water from the soaked Chana Dal and add it to the pot. Then add all the spices.

Step 4

Add water and give it a good stir. Press Cancel and close the instant pot lid with vent in sealing position.

Step 5

Set the instant pot to RICE mode for 12 mins (low pressure).  When the instant pot beeps, quick release the pressure manually.

Step 6

Add lime juice, and fluff the rice. Garnish with cilantro and Chana Dal Pulao is ready to be served.

 And it's ready!

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