Today i am sharing the recipe of Chole. Punjabi’s make this often, this dish is an excellent source of proteins.Although Punjabi version of chole is different. Shall share that version soon.:) This dish is a favorite of my kiddo and makes a great side dish for rice and rotis.
Do try this and let me know your feedback on the recipe.
Chickpeas (Chana) : 1 cup
Onions chopped: 1
Garam masala/ Chole masala: 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder,corainder powder and turmeric powder: 1 tsp each
Salt to taste
Water: 1 cup or more
Onion: 1 chopped roughly
Tomatoes: 2 chopped roughly
Ginger: 1 inch
Garlic/; 2-3 cloves
Saunf :1 tsp
Pepper corns: 5-6 balls
Coriander leaves: 2 tbsp
Soak the chana in water overnight. Pressure cook for 6-7 whistles and keep aside until further use.
Heat oil in a pan and add the “to grind” items. Saute until tomatoes turns mushy, cool and grind in a paste.Keep aside.
1.Heat oil, add the finely chopped onions and cook till translucent.
2. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, corainder powder and saute for 2 minutes.
3. Add the grind ed onion tomato paste and cook till oil starts leaving sides.
4. Add the cooked chana,garam masala /chole masala,water and salt.Boil till desired consistency.
Serve Hot alongside roti/ rice.( I paired with Jeera Rice)