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Punjabi Chole

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Time1 Hr
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Known for its healthy ingredients and buttery flavour, the dishes from Punjabi cuisine are something we all love and enjoy eating. Punjabi chole masala, also known as chana masala, is a very popular curry dish that most people in India love. It is more popular in North India, and, in fact, no North Indian party or wedding is complete without adding this Punjabi dish on the menu! Out of all the chi ... ckpeas recipes in India, this is one of the most flavourful, delicious, and spicy dishes that no person can resist! Punjabi chole masala has definitely enhanced the authenticity of street food culture. Chole is one of the most favourite street foods and who can say no to the authentic taste and tempting aroma of a bowl of chole? Chole too has many variations but that means you can customize it and add ingredients according to your preference! The dish is versatile and it can be paired with any Indian bread like roti, puris, bhatura, naans, parathas, and kulchas. Punjabi chana masala is usually made for lunches and dinners, but the dry variation of the tasty dish can be eaten in the evenings, as it can act as either a main course or a light, spicy snack. Children usually like this recipe a lot, which is why this Punjabi chole recipe is made countless times in Indian kitchens! Punjabi chole is also a very healthy dish because of its nutrition-packed ingredients!

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre206 Cal206 Cal206 Cal206 Cal
  • 7gProtein
  • 8gFat
  • 28gCarbs
  • 6gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Kabuli Chana

Kabuli Chana

0.25 cups

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Cinnamon Sticks

Cinnamon Sticks

0.5 unit

Black Cardamom

Black Cardamom

2 units

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

0.75 teaspoons

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

1 pinch

Amchur Powder

Amchur Powder

1 pinch

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Black Salt

Black Salt

1 pinch

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Cumin

Cumin

1 pinch

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

2 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

2.5 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

0.25 unit

Tomato

Tomato

0.25 unit

Other

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

4 leafs

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 pinch

Garlic

Garlic

1 piece

Water

Water

0.5 glasss

Directions
1
In a pressure cooker, Add pre-soaked Chana & Turmeric.
2
Pressure cook for 3- 4 whistles.
3
In a pan, add Oil, Cinnamon Stick, Black Cardamom & Cumin Seeds. Saute for 1 min.
4
Add chopped Garlic, Ginger Garlic Paste & chopped Onion. Saute for 2-3 mins.
5
Add Cumin Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder & Turmeric Powder. Saute for 1-2 mins.
6
Add chopped Tomato & Salt. Cook for 2-3 mins.
7
Add Water & cook till sauce is consistent.
8
Add Tomato Puree & cook.
9
Add boiled Chana, Water, Garam Masala, Black Salt & Aamchoor Powder.
10
Cook for 1-2 mins.
11
Garnish with chopped Coriander Leaves.

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