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The following reason was given: Unsure of name, as another very famous Afghani dish exists with similar name (Qabuli pilau) and this isn't it.
South Asian cuisines



  1. Soak the chana lentil for half an hour.
  2. After half an hour, boil the lentil with salt, red pepper, and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Be mindful that after the lentil has been cooked, there should not be any water remaining.
  4. If there is water remaining, continue cooking until the water has boiled over.
  5. Boil rice that has been previously soaked in salt water
  6. When the rice is half cooked, turn the stove off.
  7. Heat some shortening in a pan
  8. Fry the onions until they are light brown and some tomato paste, salt, red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  9. Arrange the fried onion with the spices, boiled lentils, and rice in a large stock pot and cook covered until the rice is done.
  10. Garnish with chopped cilantro and green chillies and serve hot.