ShareThis is the most authentic punjabi chole recipe I've tried so far.
 Ingredients
• Kabuli Chana- 400 gms
• Gram flour -20 gms
• Oil- 5 tbsp
• Ajwain- ½ tsp
• Anardana powder- 3 tbsp
• Amchoor powder- 2 tbsp
• Chilli powder- 1 tbsp
• Black salt powder- ½ tbsp
• Kasoori methi powder- ½ tbsp
• Cumin powder- 1 tbsp
• Soda bicarbonate- a pinch
• Salt- to taste

For the pouch

• Black cardamoms- 6
• Cimmamon sticks- 2 inches
• Cloves- 4
• Ginger- 20 gms
• Tea leaves- 1 tbsp

Soak the Kabuli chana overnight.
Tie the ingredients of the pouch in a muslin cloth.
Pressure cook the chana with the soda powder,the pouch and 1 litre of water.
Heat the remaining oil and add the ajwain, stir till it crackles.
Add the gram flour and stir till the aroma comes.
Add the rest of the ingredients and stir for a minute.
Add the cooked chana and mix well.
Garnish with the items mentioned for garnishing.
Serve hot with poori, bhature, or naan, garnished with onions and green chillies


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15 comments:

    BeenaShylesh said...

    Ummmm very beautiful presentation......mouthwatering....i love tis channa very much...

  1. ... on May 6, 2010 at 12:49 PM  
  2. Hari Chandana said...

    looks spicy and delicious.. looks sooo tempting dear!!

  3. ... on May 6, 2010 at 1:32 PM  
  4. Hamaree Rasoi said...

    Chana looks fabulous ans spicy ...lovely click

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

  5. ... on May 6, 2010 at 2:12 PM  
  6. Priya said...

    Thats a tempting pindi channa, looks awesome..

  7. ... on May 6, 2010 at 4:02 PM  
  8. divya said...

    looks so spicy delicious and very tempting dear.

  9. ... on May 6, 2010 at 4:58 PM  
  10. PranisKitchen said...

    anjum,superb yarr.very spicy one..looks so delicious..lovely pic too

  11. ... on May 6, 2010 at 7:10 PM  
  12. Rachana Kothari said...

    Chana looks so tempting!!!!

  13. ... on May 6, 2010 at 7:58 PM  
  14. Sayali said...

    I like this one ...all i do at home is chole ...i seriously need to try different recipes of chana :) thnx

  15. ... on May 6, 2010 at 8:37 PM  
  16. Cool Lassi(e) said...

    Hmm..fabulous chana! Love the shots!

  17. ... on May 6, 2010 at 9:30 PM  
  18. Kiran said...

    Chana looks very delicious.Lovely pic.

  19. ... on May 6, 2010 at 10:07 PM  
  20. Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

    Wonderful recipe. I always loved it and wanted to try it, but never knew how. Thanks for the recipe.

  21. ... on May 6, 2010 at 10:15 PM  
  22. Fathima said...

    mouth watering... would love to have this w/ batura... yum....

  23. ... on May 7, 2010 at 6:11 AM  
  24. nisha said...

    Wow i'm going to try this recipe soon :)

  25. ... on May 9, 2010 at 12:59 AM  
  26. Ms.Chitchat said...

    A very beautiful version,sure to give it a try.Lovely click.

  27. ... on May 9, 2010 at 12:54 PM  
  28. Ann said...

    Looks so tempting and tasty.

  29. ... on May 12, 2010 at 6:13 PM  
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