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Punjabi Chole (Chana Masala) Recipe

Punjabi Chole (Chana Masala) is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • For tadka:
  • 2 cups - Chole (soaked overnight in salty warm water )
  • 2 - Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 cup - Tomato puree or paste
  • 3 - medium Onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 Cloves - minced Garlic (optional)
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 2 - Green chillies chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 4 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 3 tsp - Chana masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • For garnishing:
  • Coriander leaves
  • 2 - small Onions
  • 1 - Tomato (sliced in rings)
  • How to Make Punjabi Chole (Chana Masala):

    1. Boil chole in pressure cooker till soft.
    2. On medium low heat, heat the pan first and add oil. Add cumin seeds.
    3. When cumin splutters, add minced garlic and ginger paste.
    4. Add chopped onions, a pinch of salt and fry till they turn brown.
    5. Add coriander powder and fry for some time till it becomes light brown.
    6. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt to taste.
    7. Add garam masala, chana masala and again fry for some time.
    8. Add pureed tomatoes and fry till the oil leaves from the sides.
    9. Add chopped green chillies.
    10. Remove the tea bags and add chole into the pan without water and stir.
    11. Add the water that was left in pressure cooker after boiling chole.
    12. Cook the chole with gravy for 8-12 mins till gravy dries (chole and masala should not burn).
    13. Garnish with coriander leaves, onions and tomato.
    14. Serve with puris or parathas or chapattis or rice.




     

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