Chhole Kulche are the quintessential Punjabi sin food and loved by everyone. A very popular street food in North India, Chhole Kulche is spicy, flavourful, tangy and simply amazing.
To make Kulche, firstly make a dough out of curd, white flour, salt and a pinch of soda, and keep it overnight. Roll out the chapatis and, placing a spoonful of chopped onions in it, close it, and roll out thin chapattis and cook them on a hot tawa.To make the Chhole, soak the chana overnight. Next, grind all the ingredients – onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, tamarind, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, bay leaf, black pepper, cumin seeds, red chilli powder – and fry this paste in heated oil well. After they are fried, add the chana and allow it to simmer and cook for at least 10 minutes.
Pressure cook the Chhole and add chilli powder, salt, and tamarind extract. Take the Chhole off the gas and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and onion rings and serve hot with the delectable kulchas!