Friday, April 3, 2009

Amritsari Chole and Batura


Kabuli Chana- 2 cups
Tomatoes(cut)- 2 nos
Ginger(grated)-1 tsp
Green Chillies(chopped)- 2-3nos
Garam masala -1 tsp
Mango powder- 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Tea Bag- 1
Black cardamom- 2-3
Black salt to taste
Bay leaves- 2-3
Oil - 2 tbsp

For Masala:

Garam masala -1/2 tsp
Clove-3-4 nos
Cinnamon - 1 piece
Black Pepper-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1 tsp
Coriander seeds- 1 tsp
Pomegranate seed powder-1 tsp


Soak the Kabuli chana overnight with plenty of water.Pressure cook Kabuli chana,black cardamom,black salt and tea bag(3-4 whistles).Discard the tea bag after cooking.

Roast all the ingredients for the masala separately.(Roast till they start getting burnt and black).After they cool,powder in a mixi and keep it aside.

In a Kadai/Pan heat oil.Add bay leaves,ginger grated.Add onions and fry till golden brown.Add cut tomatoes and fry for a minute.Now add the cooked Kabuli Chana and mix well.Add the dry masala powder which you had earlier roasted.
Bring to a boil and simmer.Mash some of the chole by pressing it with a spoon.

Garnish with coriander leaves aand green chillies split in halves.


Maida- 2 cups
Yogurt- 1/2 cup
Ghee- 1 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp
Baking soda-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


Sieve the maida flour and salt together.Mix the baking soda in half cup water and keep it aside for 10 mins.
Now mix the flour,sugar,ghee,and baking soda.With luke warm water make into a soft dough.Cover and keep aside for 3-4 hours.
Heat oil in a frying pan.Roll the dough into round chapati like and deep fry until golden brown.

Serve hot with Amritsari chole.


Le @HC said...

Mm... want some of those bhaturas and chole!! Never get bored with them...

sharada said...

looks perfect amritsari chole & baturas...yum
Nice blog

Anonymous said...

Is the tea bag really needed? It's kinda weird.

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