16
Jul

CHOLE BHATURE

Chole Bhature is one of the most famous Panjabi recipe which is now liked almost all over India.It is a spicy tasty dish.It can be eaten as breakfast as well as lunch.You can enjoy chole bhature  with family and friends in this rainy weekend.

Chole Bhature

INGREDIENTS : For Chole (white chick peas )

  • 250 grams white chick peas
  • 3 onion chopped
  • 2 inch ginger paste
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 nos dry red chilly
  • whole garam masala(2 black,2 green cardamom,1inch cinnamon,1/2 inch mace,6 cloves and 6 black pepper corns
  • 2 tablespoon pomegranate seeds( fine paste)
  • 2 tablespoon mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon pure ghee
  • salt to taste both(black /white)
  • 2 bay leaves

METHOD

  • Soak chick peas overnight
  • soak pomegranate seeds for 2 hours then make a fine paste
  • In a pressure cooker add clean and drained chick peas,both salt,bay leaf,1black cardamom and sieved pomegranate seeds paste with 5 cups of water and pressure cook.Bring to full pressure on high heat and reduced heat for 20 minutes.Allow to cool
  • Now in a pan light roast coriander seeds,cumin seeds,red chillies ,whole garam masala and grind to a powder
  • Heat the mustard oil in a pan ,add chopped onion,ginger paste and saute till onion become translucent.Then add chopped tomatoes till it become soft.
  • Now add roasted spice powder masala ,pure ghee and mix well
  • Transfer these masalas in pressure cooker and mix well, if there is need then add water and cook till one whistle ,turn off the flame
  • Serve hot and garnish with ginger julienne,paneer pieces and fried potato pieces

INGREDIENTS : For Bhature

  • 1/2kg Multi purpose flour(maida)
  • 1 cup curd
  • 4 tablespoon semolina(Suji)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon fruit salt(ENO)
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

METHOD :

  • Sieve flour,semolina,baking powder,fruit salt and salt
  • Add yogurt,oil, sugar and water in the flour
  • combine all the ingredients and make a soft dough
  • Now cover the dough with damp cloth and keep in a humid place for 5 to 6 hours
  • To make bhatura take a medium size ball of dough and roll them like rotis but slightly thick than rotis (apply flour or oil while rolling)
  • Now heat the oil in deep pan or kadhai.heat the oil well so that bhatura do not absorb extra oil and  become fluffy.Gently place the bhature and fry from both sides and it should be light golden brown.Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Serve hot with chole,pickle,sliced onion and green chillies.

Enjoy this weekend with tasty chole bhature