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Chole Lazeez Recipe

Chole Lazeez is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 kg - white Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp - Baking soda
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 - Chicken cube
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 3 tbsp - Tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup - oil
  • Juice of one Lemon
  • 2 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 1 tsp - chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Whole black pepper, crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Chole Lazeez:

    1. Soak chickpeas along with baking soda in water overnight.
    2. The following morning, boil the chickpeas in the same water until they are soft.
    3. Take a pot and add oil in it. Heat it.
    4. When hot, add the cumin seeds and let them splutter and become brown.
    5. Add some water at once to stop the cumin from burning.
    6. Add the chicken cube, tomato paste, and chilli powder.
    7. Stir and add drained chickpeas to the pot.
    8. Add fresh water to cover the chickpeas and let the water boil.
    9. In the meantime, dissolve the corn flour in water.
    10. Add this mixture to the boiling water carefully, stirring all the while.
    11. When the gravy thickens, add the lemon juice according to taste.
    12. Add salt.
    13. Add crushed black pepper and chaat masala.
    14. You can eat these chole as a snack or as a side dish with hot puris.


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