Chole Bhature

punjabi, food, tasty, chana masala

Chole Bhature is the most favorite Punjabi cuisine relished by people across borders. Though it’s full of calories but the yummy taste of it is worth the guilt 8) .
The recipe is simple and can be cooked in 30-45 minutes, to serve 4 people.

Recipe Ingredients::
Bhature
•    250 grams all purpose flour {maida}
•    1 cup yogurt
•    1 table spoon sugar
•    Salt to taste
•    1 pouch or 1 table spoon yeast
•    2 teaspoon vegetable or olive oil
•    Oil to fry bhatura’s

Chole/ Chana Masala
•    500 gram overnight soaked chana {Garbanzo beans}
•    3 tomatoes {diced}
•    2 onions {diced}
•    1 green chili {optional}
•    ½ table spoon ginger paste
•    1 table spoon cumin seeds
•    ½ table spoon garlic paste
•    2 small cardamom or ½ table spoon cardamom powder
•    2 table spoon Cilantro
•    Salt to taste
•    ½ table spoon turmeric powder
•    ½ table spoon red chili powder
•     ½ table spoon black pepper powder
•    ½ table spoon mango powder {amchur} or chat masala
•    ½ cup vegetable oil

Preparation::
Bhature
•    Take 1 cup lukewarm water; add 1 pouch yeast and 1table spoon sugar. Mix well and keep aside for 10 mints.
•    Sieve all purpose flour to a large bowl and add yogurt, salt and oil. Pour yeast solution to the bowl and mix well to make soft dough. Add water if required.
•    Cover the prepared dough with a wet towel, and keep aside for minimum 2 hours.
•    Make small balls and roll out in desired shape of chapattis or purees. Deep fry till golden brown.

Chole/ Chana Masala
•    Cook all the above mentioned ingredients in half a cup of oil except chana and cilantro.
•    Take overnight soaked chana in a pressure cooker and add all other cooked ingredients to it and cook for half an hour or 4-5 whistles.
•    Garnish with Cilantro, tomato and onion slices.

Relish chole bhature with large glass of iced lassi. ENJOY!!!!!

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