Rajma, Chole, Pulav, Paratha with Raitha...Platter for U

Rajma, Chole, Pulav, Paratha with Raitha...Platter for U

Wish You all Happy Teacher's Day, But I think now it days it has become more of commercial;  to purchase gifts n stuff, we use to wish teacher's or perhaps do some decoration in class, some song dance but never had that ohh need to buy this for teacher and buy that.  Things has really change now there's also CD collection for teacher's Day, now can you believe that? ...well whatever ...let's get to our business here..

e went to our sis place one of Sunday as Kedar called again n again to checkout his Birthday decoration!  But by the time we reached he already removed all stuff, so bad !  Anyways so here is what my sis made, we had rava kesari, cake but I forgot to take the pics !  This meal goes to  Rak's Cooking For Guests” Event and Rajma, Chole goes to Viki's Side Dish for Chapathi Event.

Chole, I have blog this recipe before you can check the detail procedure here and for dry version of chole check here

For Rajma she used canned rajma, I have posted the recipe before too..here is the link.

Paratha I posted with details on how to make triangle or square ones here.

For Pulav


Basmati Rice : 2 cups
Beans - 1/4 cup [ 1" pieces]
Mint Leaves - 1/4 cup [ chopped]
Peas - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1 large [ sliced]
Green Chili - 4-5 [Slit]
Cinnamon - 1" stick
Cardamom - 1
Bay Leaf - 1
Cloves - 2
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1tbsp
Oil/Ghee - 5-6 tbsp
Water - 4 cup or less
Salt - to taste


1. In a pan heat oil or ghee add bayleaf, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

2. Add sliced onion and chili fry for a min.

3. Add ginger garlic paste and stir well.  Now add beans and cook for 2mins.

4. Add peas and mint leaves, mix well and cook for a min.

5. Add washed rice, salt and stir.  Add 4 cups of water.  Now to cook in the pan with lid and stir in-between.  OR replace everything in electric cooker or pressure cooker for 10mins.

For Raita:


Curd - 1 cup
Onion - 1 medium [chopped or slice]
Green chili- 2 [ chopped]
Cucumber - 1/4 cup [ grated]
Carrot - 2tbsp [grated]
Salt - to taste
Cumin Powder - 1tsp


1. Beat the curd well.

2. Mix all the ingredients with curd and garnish with cumin powder.  Enjoy chill.

Enjoy the meal and your day :-)...