Chole Bhature: How to make Chole Bhature Recipe2017-12-25
- Cuisine: South Indian Recipes
- Course: Evening Special, Others
- Skill Level: Intermediate
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- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 30m
Punjab’s gift to Indian cuisine is Chole Bhature. Chole is a perfectly spiced chickpea curry preparation served with fried bread called Bhatura. These pooris are usually made from maida, and if you want to opt for a healthier option, just enjoy chole with rotis or naan. It is a satisfying meal in itself. All Punjabi dhabas due to restaurants serve this when ordered during lunch, dinner and even breakfast. Read on more to enjoy this chole bhature recipe punjabi style.
In some places, the curry is thick and spicy, while some make it tangy and mildly spiced. Some like to keep it dry like Pindhi chole, while some prefer it semi-dry like Aloo chole. You can enjoy chole with flavored naan like stuffed kulcha or aloo paratha or even jeera rice. But don’t forget the generous garnish of coriander, lemon and onions.
If you are looking for a chole bhature recipe in hindi, you will find many videos giving you step by step instructions.
Making the bhature can be tricky for first timers, but with practice you’ll end up making the most scrumptious bhatures ever. Just use a simple trick of kneading the dough with curd and baking powder to maida. This makes the pooris crispy and light. For those watching the calorie count, deep fried bhature might not be a sensible option. Hence serve with a hot roti or wheat naan. Enjoy this North Indian Punjabi Chole recipe at home with family and friends for a get-together, festival, brunch or even a cocktail party.
This is a North Indian famous dish we usually eat from restaurants. We can make this easily at home.
- Wheat Flour - 1 Cup
- All Purpose Flour - 1/2 Cup
- Salt - 1/4 Tbsp
- Curd -1/2 Cup
- Baking Powder- 1/2 Tbsp
- Sugar- 1/2 Tbsp
- Salt - 1 Tbsp
- Chickpeas -2 Nos.
- Ginger - 1 Tbsp
- Garlic - 1 Tbsp
- Onion - 1 No.
- Bayleaves - 2 Nos.
- Cumin Seeds- 1/2 Tbsp
- Cinnamon -2 No
- Oil- 1 Cup
At the first step take a bowl that have enough space to make a dough . Then put wheat flour , Maida, salt, sugar and baking powder to it .
Mix it well and then pour little curd to it . Kneed it well and when you feel the dough to be dry add some more curd to it .
After making a dough take a clean cotton cloth and make it slightly wet then cover the dough by the cloth .
Wait for four to six hours and then kneed the dough again by adding little oil to it and then make small small round balls of it .
Then using a presser or chappathi roll make it to round shaped. Make the all balls to round flattened shape .
Then heat a kadai and pour oil to it , when the oil becomes hot put the flattened rotti to it and let it puffed up . Do same with remaining and our bhatura is ready .Keep in casserole to keep hot .
Then take a blender or grinder and put tomato , ginger , garlic and onion to it then grind it well .
Then place a pan on flame and put oil to it , when it's hot add cumin seeds , bay leaves , cinnamon .
Saute it well and then add the grinder mixture of tomato, onion , ginger and garlic to it and mix it well .
Then put some water to it and let it boil. Then add coriander powder , gram masala and red chilly powder , turmeric powder to it.
Then let it boil again and put the previously soaked and cooked chana daal to it . Add salt as needed .
Then mix it well and cook for five to ten minutes so keep in low flame and close the pan .
Then put some coriander leaves to it and it's ready to serve . So our chole bhatura is ready to serve enjoy it .
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