Traditional Punjabi Chole

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Total Time:
13 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Traditional Punjabi Chole

  • For dry masala:
  • In a pan, roast masala ingredients. Grind to make a fine powder and keep aside.
  • In a big vessel, pour water. Add cooking soda and salt. Add Kabuli channa and rajma and soak this overnight.
  • Next morning, drop a small pouch of tea leaves into the vessel containing the soaked grams
  • Cook till channa and rajma become soft.
  • Discard the pouch when cooked.
  • Prepare a fine paste by grinding cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, green chillies and ginger.
  • Mix this paste with cooked channa and rajma.
  • Heat a pan and add the channa and rajma. Pour leftover water from boiled grams and boil.
  • Add dry masala, garam masala, annardana paste, amchur powder and black pepper powder and stir.
  • Cook all ingredients till water dries up and the masalas stick to the channa and rajma.
  • Make a space in centre of the pan and pour the ghee. When the ghee melts, mix it with channa and rajma.
  • Cover and cook for a while on low heat.
  • Remove from flame and garnish with potato, tomato and green chillies.