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Chole bhature recipe with ingredients

Chole bhature! It’s a popular veg dish in North India that originates from the state of  Punjab. Chole refers to spicy chickpeas curry, and Bhature are deep-fried bread. They make a delicious combination! Chole bhature is like party in your mouth, with every bite bursting with flavor! Chole bhature is made with a variety of ingredients. The main ones include chickpeas, onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, and of course, all purpose flour for the bhature. It’s a flavorful and satisfying combination. And following Chole Bhature Recipe….

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Making Chole Bhature step by step

Chole recipe for bhatura:

  1. First of all, To make chole, You’ll need to soak 2 cups of chickpeas in water overnight. This help them soften and cook faster. So soak them in water for about 8-10 hours before you start preparing the dish.
  2. Next day, Drain the soaked chickpeas and rinse them with fresh water.
  3. In a pressure cooker or a large pot, add the chickpeas along with 2 tea bags, 1/4tsp banking soda, 1tsp salt and enough water to cover them. soda helps to cook chole well.
  4. Add salt and any desired spices to the pot. You can use a blend of cumin, coriander, turmeric, and garam masala for a flavorful taste.
  5. Cook the chickpeas until they are tender. If using a pressure cooker, cook for about 15-20 minutes or wait for 5 whistle. If using a pot, it may take around 1-2 hours.
  6. While the chickpeas are cooking, you can prepare the masala. Heat oil in a separate pan and saute onions, ginger, and garlic until golden brown.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.
  8. Add spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, and garam masala to the pan and cook for a few more minutes.
  9. Once the chickpeas are cooked, add the prepared masala to the pot and simmer for a few minutes to allow the flavors to blend together.
  10. Adjust the consistency of the gravy by adding water if needed.
  11. Serve the chole hot with bhature, rice, or roti. You can garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Enjoy your homemade chole! Let me know if you need any more help.

How to make bhatura recipe:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup of semolina, 1/2 cup of yogurt, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds, 1/2 teaspoon of carom seeds, and a pinch of black pepper.
  2.  Gradually add water and knead the dough until it becomes smooth and soft. Let it rest for about 2 hours, covered with a damp cloth.
  3.  After the resting time, divide the dough into small portions and shape them into balls. Roll each ball into a round shape using a rolling pin.
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai. Once the oil is hot, carefully slide in the rolled bhature, one at a time. Press them gently with a slotted spoon to help them puff up.
  5.  Fry the bhature until they turn golden brown and crispy on both sides. Remove them from the oil and place them on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  6.  Serve the hot and fluffy bhature with your favorite side dish chole (chickpeas curry).
Finally here the recipe through You able to make chole bhature

“Chole Bhature is not just a dish; it’s a celebration of flavors and textures” for Indians.

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