Thursday, May 28, 2009

Chole Bhature

For chole
1 .Chickpeas/kabuli chana 1 1/2 cup
2. Tomatoes 2
3. Medium onions 1 1/2
4. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
5. Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
6. Readymade chole masala 1 1/2 tbsp
7. Tamarind
8. Sugar 1 tsp(optional)
9. Salt to taste
10. Fresh coriander
11. Ginger &Garlic paste 1tsp
12. Oil 3 tbsp


1:Soak the kabuli chana overnight,and boil it with a little salt and turmeric powder
2:Grind onions to a smooth paste, finely chop the tomatoes and soak tamarind in half cup of
3:Put oil in a pan and add the ginger garlic paste to it fry it for half a minute and add the pureed
4:fry till it turns colour to light golden and the oil comes up
5:Once tht is done add the turmeric,chilli and the chole masala and saute it for a good 5 mins on
medium flame
6:Now add the chopped tomatoes and salt to it and then saute it for a few mins
7:Add a lil water to the mixture and cover it for 15 mins till the tomatoes softens
8:Make the tamarind paste and put it in the mixture along with a tsp of sugar,(sugar is optional use it only if u like,,it just gives a tangy flavour)
9:Cook on medium flame till the gravy thickens,and finally garnish it with
coriander leaves

(This recipe was given by my dear friend Tuba ,,and believe me it turned out too good)
1. Cumin seeds 1tsp
2. Ajwain 1tsp
3. Baking soda 1 1/2 tbsp
4. Yogurt 1/2 cup
5. Maida 1 cup
6. Sooji 1/2 cup
7. Wheat flour 1/2 cup
8. Salt to taste


1:Mix maida,wheat flour,sooji ,baking powder,yogurt,crushed cumin seeds,ajwain and salt
together in a bowl and knead into a soft dough.
2:Allow it to rest for atleast 3-4 hours
3:Make puris and fry them on medium flame.

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