Kala Chana Khichdi / Kondaikalai Saadham – Comfort Yourself With Food:)

Kala Chana Khichdi / Kondaikalai Saadham – Comfort Yourself With Food:)

Garbanzos Curried Rice:

Ingredients: (Serves Four)

Rice 1 cup
Brown Garbanzos /Kala Chana / Kondaikadalai 1 cup
Green chilies 2 sliced
Garlic 4 cloves
Onions 1-2 sliced
Cumin seeds 1-2 spoon
Cinnamon 1 stick
Cloves 3-5
Chili powder 1/2 spoon (optional)
Garam masala powder 1 pinch
Oil few spoons.


Soak the garbanzos ahead, overnight should be good. Pressure cook briefly…done but not tender.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Add the whole spices followed by chilies, garlic, onions. Then stir-in rice, cooked garbanzos and powdered spices as well. Add enough water. Cover and cook over low-medium heat, until fluffy and tender.

Serve steaming hot as a main course.


16 Responses so far.

  1. Roshu says:

    mouth watering yaar!!!!

  2. divya says:

    Wow….looks yummy…..completely drool worthy….

  3. Biny Anoop says:

    khichdi is usual at home but with kala chana is new to me….musttry it nest time

  4. Priya says:

    WOw wat a wonderful khichdi,makes me drool..

  5. Nandini says:

    Protein packed one pot meal! Perfect for lunch and easy also.

  6. Suman Singh says:

    Wow, you have so many recipes for khichdi..looks so comforting and totally delicious..thanks for sharing this recipe..

  7. sangee vijay says:

    this luks so inviting…healthy,flavorful rice…thanx for sharing…n i forgot to congratz u …njoy n u really deserve them :)

  8. Tina says:

    looks delicious n yummy…

  9. Ila says:

    yummy and innovative :)

  10. Chitra says:

    I make the black channa puLi kuLambu and have it with white rice.Your recipe looks better than that. :-)

  11. Healthy and delicious rice

  12. Priti says:

    Yum…I do something similar some times ..this looks gr8

  13. Delicious and yummy kichadi…

  14. Radhika says:

    protein and power packed.

  15. Perfect looking khichdi. Just the right kind of meal to revitalize your body.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  16. Swathi says:

    Poricha kootu looks awesome delicious.

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