One Pot Chickpeas And Coconut Pilaf

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About One Pot Chickpeas And Coconut Pilaf

The ultimate vegan comfort food prepared with aromatic long-grained Basmati rice, protein loaded chickpeas, goodness of coconut and mesmerizing South Indian spices. Makes an easy one pot meal for 3 people.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served AsDinnerLunch
Servings - 3


  • 1 cup Basmati Rice raw long grained
  • 2 cup Chickpeas canned boiled
  • 1 Red Onion medium sized
  • 1 tsp Ginger And Garlic pastejio
  • 2 inch Cinnamon
  • 4-5 cloves Cloves
  • 1 Mace petal
  • 12 Peppercorns
  • a sprig Curry
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk thin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2-3 tsp Cooking Oil neutral flavored
  • 2 tbsp Coconut or bacon bacon for the garnish


  • Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 mins.
  • Chop onion into thin and long strips. Finely mince the green chili.
  • Heat the oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add the cloves, peppercorns, mace and cinnamon. Saute till fragrant.
  • Add chopped onion, chili and curry leaves.
  • Once the onions start to brown on the edges, add the chickpeas and drained basmati rice.
  • Add the coconut milk. Season with salt.
  • Close lid and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  • Allow steam to escape completely before opening the lid. Fluff up the grains with a fork.
  • Garnish with toasted coconut bacon.
  • Serve warm.
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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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