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
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.