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How to make PINDI CHANA

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Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Peas
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 12, 2016

Ingredients used in PINDI CHANA
• Green chilies, sliced - 2 numbers.
• Black tea leaves tied in a cheesecloth - 1 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Finely chopped coriander leaves - to taste.
• Chickpeas (chole) - 1 cup.
• Garam masala - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Red chili powder - to taste.
• Ginger - 2 1/2 numbers.
• Oil - 2-3 tablespoons.
• Garlic, finely crushed - 2 teaspoons.
• Onions chopped - 2 numbers.
• Medium sized tomatoes, chopped - 3 numbers.
• Ground coriander - 2 teaspoons.
• Ground cumin - 1 1/2 teaspoons.
• Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoons.
1.Soak Chole in water overnight or for about 6 hr.
2.Cook the chole with salt and enough water in the cooker for about 20 minutes or till fully done. Drain, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid.
3.Finely chop the remaining ginger. Heat oil and sauteacute; onions till golden, then add garlic and chopped ginger and green chilies. Sauteacute; for 5 minutes.
4.Add tomatoes, coriander, cumin, turmeric and chili powder and sauteacute; over low heat until the oil separates.
5.Add chole, the reserved cooking liquid, salt and half of the coriander leaves.
6.Simmer, uncovered until the liquid has been absorbed.
7.Add a pinch of garam masala and serve chole sprinkled with the remaining garam masala, coriander leaves and shredded ginger.
8.Serve it with hot puri.

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vahuser Posted on Fri Jun 19 2009

Please do take the time to revise the recipe. There is mention of black tea-leaves in the ingredients however nowhere in the recipe it says how and when they are used.

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vahuser Posted on Mon Nov 03 2008

Absolutely awesome, cmae out exactly the way I expected it to be, Now I will try this recipe with black eye peas, I think it will come out to be as good as this one.

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