Chole Pindi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Chole Pindi

  • Wash and soak the chana for 8 hours in sufficient water.
  • Tie the tea leaves in a muslin cloth and make a potli.
  • Pressure cook the chana in sufficient water along with salt and the potli of tea leaves.
  • Pressure cook on high flame till one whistle.
  • Reduce the flame and continue cooking for 30 minutes or till the chana is soft.
  • Roast the masalas to be ground on a low flame on a preheated tawa till aromatic.
  • Remove from gas and cool.
  • Dry grind to a fine mixture.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add ginger and green chillies and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the ground mixture and saute on a low flame for five minutes.
  • Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and a little salt; mix well.
  • Fry this for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the kept aside boiled chana and mix well.
  • Simmer till the masalas and the chana are well blended.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with bhaturas or purees, mango pickle, and onion rings.