Punjabi Chole Recipe

Chole or Chana Masala
I got the typical Punjabi Chole recipe from SanjeevKapoor Khazana.Sharing this with you all.Punjabi vegetarian food is one of our favorite cuisines.Enjoy this mouth watering curry with butter-garlic nan or any bread of your choice.
Chole(white Chick pea or Garbanzo beans-1 cup soaked overnight)
ginger garlic paste -2tsp
Amchoor powder(Dry Mango powder)-1tsp
Onion big -2 no
Green chili-2 nos
Green Cardamom-2no,Cloves-2,cinnamon-1/2 inch piece.
Tomato paste-1/2 cup(Paste 2 big tomatoes in your blender)
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Red chili powder-1tbsp
Coriander powder-1tbsp
Cumin powder-1tsp
Method of preparation
In a pressure cooker,add 1 cup chickpeas,salt ,dry mango powder and 2 t-bags.
Add water.Water level should be  just above the chickpeas.
Cook until well done.
Discard the t-bags after cooking.This is to get a nice brown color to the peas.
In a sauce pan,add oil.Add the whole spices and ginger garlic paste.Saute well .Now add in chopped coriander leaves (1/4 cup).
Make a fine paste with Onion and green chili..Pour this in to the oil .
Mix all together .Add in tomato paste.Now add in the powders and salt.
Now add  1 tsp sugar and keep on medium flame until oil separates from the masala mix.

Now add the cooked chick peas with its stock.Check the salt and bring it to boil.When the gravy thickens remove from fire.
Heat 1tbsp clarified butter .Add in some ginger and green chili .Pour it over this delicious Chole masala.
Garnish with Coriander chopped or ginger julienne.

Serve hot with any bread of your choice.


Julie said…
Very delicious..I too love punjabi dhaba style ones!!

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vrinda said…
My fav curry..looks tempting
Unknown said…
Punjabi Recipes are nice and every one like to have it. I had it its very tasty. The process of making dishes are awesome. Punjabi Recipes are there in chaatsandmore.com

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