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Chole Bhature

Chole Bhature
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Chole Bhature Recipe, How To Make Chole Bhature Recipe

Chole Bhature is also know as chola poori, is a very popular Punjabi dish which is usually served as breakfast. This excellent dish delights you the most.

Chole Bhature, is a combination of chana masala and fried bread called bhatoora from India. This chole is a spicy curry made from white chickpeas where as Bhatura is a fried leavened bread.

About Recipe

How to make Chole Bhature

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
30 mins
Chole Bhature
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Maida flour
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : November 20, 2016

Ingredients used in Chole Bhature
• Chick peas/kabuli chana - 1 cup.
• All purpose flour/maida - 2 cups.
• Red chilli powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Curd - 1/2 cup.
• Baking soda - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Garlic - 2 cloves.
• Ginger - 1/2 piece.
• Onion - 1 number.
• Dry mango powder - 2 teaspoons.
• Cumin powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Coriander powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Chana masala - 1 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Cooking oil - to fry.
• Salt - to taste.
• Tea bag - 1 number.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • Firstly, in a large bowl, add maida, baking soda, curd and knead it into a soft dough by adding water if needed. Then cover it with wet muslin cloth and set aside for 2-3 hours.
  • Pressure cook the chick peas with the tea bag for 3 whistles until they are soft. Drain and set aside. Discard the tea bag.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the onion, ginger and garlic and saute until the onion is golden brown.
  • Add the chana masala, red chili powder, mango powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt (to taste) and saute for another minute.
  • In the same pan, add the chickpeas along with 1 cup of water and mix well. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. And set aside.
  • Now take the dough and knead it once again.
  • Divide the dough into equal parts and roll out into puri size circles.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Once oil get hot, deep fry in hot oil until the bhaturas puff up and both sides are golden brown.
  • Take out on a paper towel so extra oil gets absorb.

Serve this bhature hot with the chole, sliced onion and lemon wedges.

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