Spiced Cumin and chickpeas rice


250 g chickpeas,soaked for 6 hours

2 tsp cumin seeds
500 g basmati rice
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3 chopped onions
100 g ghee or oil
500 ml water
200 ml thick coconut milk
salt to taste


Pressure cook  the chickpeas until half cooked,keep aside.Wash the rice,drain and set aside.Heat the ghee or oil in a rice cooker,add jeera,onion and ginger garlic paste, let it cook for 5 mins.Add water,rice,coconut milk,chickpeas,turmeric powder and salt to taste.Leave rice to cook.Spiced cumin and chickpeas rice is ready to serve.

Iam sending this to CWS-Cumin Seeds Event hosted by sara and priya

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  1. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது..சூப்பர்ப் ஹெல்தியான ரைஸ்…

  2. never used chick pea in rice.. would taste good with coconut milk..

    liked ur version of aloo jeera.. simple n flavorful..

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