Friday, November 14, 2014

PUNJABI CHOLE

Punjabi cooking aroma in air.....today i present the most omnipresent punjabi recipe "Chole". I have been making them for quite a time but this time used home made masala (http://foodybay.blogspot.in/2014/11/chole-masala-kala-masala.html). This took the chole taste to entirely new level.

Try it to see family licking their figures :)                                 

                                             
                                 

INGREDIENT:
  • Kabuli Chana  - 1 1/2 cup
  • Tea bag - 2
  • Onion - 2 finally chopped
  • Tomato - 3 finally chopped medium
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilii chopped - as par your taste
  • Kashmiri red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafodida (hing) - pinch 
  • Salt- as par your taste 
  • Chole masala - 1 tbsp  (http://foodybay.blogspot.in/2014/11/chole-masala-kala-masala.html)
  • Mango powder - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Green coriander chopped - for garnishing
  • Oil - 2 tbsp

METHOD:
  • First soak the kabuli chana for over night. Take a pressure cooker add kabuli chana, tea bag , salt and cook till chana is soft. 
  • Heat oil in a kadai add hing and onion. Saute till onion get brown in color.
  • Now take a bowl  add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, red chili powder and salt add some water in it make a paste. Keep in mind that we added salt in chole also so adjust here accordingly.
  • Now add this masala paste in oil stir it and cook till masala leave the oil.
  • Add tomato cook for 4 to 5 min.
  • Add boiled chana mix it. Add water in to it and cook for 10 to 11 min in medium flame. You should use the water from boiled cholle....it will give a really good taste.
  • Add chole masala and mango powder in it mix it well.
  • Cook for 1 to 2 min more. At last garnish with coriander.
  • Tasty tangy chole is ready eat with bhature, rice or naan.