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Chole Masala Recipe

Chole Masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 400g - Chickpeas
  • 2 - Tomatoes
  • 2 - medium Onions
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • 1 small cup - sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp - Chole masala powder
  • 1 tbsp - dhaniya-jeera powder
  • 1 tbsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 3 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 tbsp - rai (mustard seeds)
  • 1 tbsp - Jeera
  • 2 - Red Chillies
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • To taste - salt
  • Few - Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Chole Masala:

    1. Soak the chickpeas in water overnight and cook them until they become soft. Make sure they are not overcooked.
    2. Cook the cut onions, chillies, and tomatoes separately.
    3. Grind the onions, tomatoes, and chillies along with a cup of the cooked chole into a smooth gravy.
    4. Now heat butter in a kadai and add rai, jeera, red chillies, and asafoetida.
    5. When the jeera starts spluttering, add some onions that are finely chopped.
    6. Now add the ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, dhaniya-jeera powder, red chilli powder, chole powder, and turmeric.
    7. When the oil starts leaving from the sides, add all the drained chole and the onion-tomato gravy.
    8. Add salt according to taste and let it cook on low flame for 5 to 10 minutes.
    9. Now add sour cream, allowing it to mix completely, and cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes until the oil starts separating.
    10. Now remove from the flame and garnish with finely chopped coriander.
    11. You can serve this with parathas, naan, or rice.





     

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