Punjabi Chole Recipe
Punjabi Chole Recipe is quite popular in North India. It is a spicy curry made from chickpeas, tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, and of course Indian spices. Punjabi chole goes best with puri,bhatura, naan, tandoori roti and even with rice.
Chickpeas are a great source of protein for vegans and also a versatile ingredient which is available at home anytime. Punjabi Chole Recipe is also known as Punjabi chole, Channa Masala Recipe, or Punjabi Chickpea Curry. The best about this dish is that it can be made for brunch, lunch, dinner, and even for breakfast. Even if you have a house party or kitty party you can make this delicious Punjabi Chole Recipe and surprise your guests.
Excited? Let’s learn how to make chana masala or Punjabi chole recipe.
1 big Cardamom (Elaichi)
2 cup Pre-boiled Chole (chickpeas) - While boiling chole, add cinnamon (daal-chini), salt and a cloth bag of tea & cloves to give black colour to chickpeas.
4 cloves Garlic finely chopped
1 Tej patta (Bay leave)
1 Big finely chopped onion
2 tsp Ginger paste
Some Ginger julians
2 finely chopped tomatoes
1 tbs Chole Masala
1 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Red chili powder
1 tsp Aamchur powder
Onion cut in rings and green chili
Absolutely restaurant-style Punjabi Chole recipe, you could have with Bhature, Paratha or Chapati or even with rice. Enjoy.
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Heat up a pan
Add 2-3 spoon oil
Take cardamom, break it and add it to oil
Now add garlic
And add Tejpatta (Bay leave)
Now it's time to add finely chopped onion
Add some salt
Mix well, let the onion get cooked
Add the Ginger paste and few Ginger Julians
Cook for 2 minutes
Time to add finely chopped tomatoes
Add 1 tbs of Chole Masala
Add turmeric powder
Add red chili powder
Close the lead and cook till oil starts coming out on sides
Add some water to ensure masala doesn't get burnt
Now add the pre-boiled chole that we had prepared by boiling them with cardamom, salt, clove, and teabag.
Add aam chur powder
Mix well and let it get cooked for 5-10 minutes
Finally, add some coriander leaves
Serve your Punjabi chole recipe in a bowl
Garnish with onion and chilies