Thursday, 21 February 2013

Spicy Chole

Chole are one of my favorites, and there is nothing like my elder sister's spicy chole with hot pooris. 
Here's a mouthwatering chole recipe straight from Kausers kitchen.

Hope you like it.

 



 



 



Ingredients :


  1. Chick peas (kabuli chana) - 250 grams
  2. Onions - 2 finely (chopped)
  3. Tomatoes - 2 (chopped)
  4. Boiled potatoes - 1/4 cup (diced)
  5. Green Chillies - 2-4 (chopped)
  6. Coriander - 1 cup (finely chopped)
  7. Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
  8. Red chilli powder - 2 1/2 tsp
  9. Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  10. Salt - to taste
  11. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  12. Chole masala - 3 tsp
  13. Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
  14. Coriander powder - 1/2 tbsp
  15. Teabag / tealeaves tied in a muslin cloth -   1
  16. Oil - 2 tbsp
  17. Water - as needed

 

 



 


Method :

  1. Wash and soak the chickpeas in enough water overnight. 
  2. Drain chickpeas and put in pressure cooker.
  3. Add enough water, little salt, turmeric powder and teabag / tealeaves tied in muslin cloth. 
  4. Pressure cook until soft and completely cooked. 
  5. Drain and discard the teabag.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions, fry till they become transparent.
  7. Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder and mix well.
  8. Now add chopped tomatoes, boiled potatoes, chopped coriander, mint leaves, green chillies and saute.
  9. Cook for a few minutes, then add the boiled chick peas and a little water according to the consistency of the gravy you want.
  10. Simmer and cook for another 5-6 minutes till the chick peas absorb all the flavors.
  11. Garnish with fresh coriander and chopped onions.
  12. Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice and serve hot with pooris / bhaturas.


                  

                  Enjoy and Good luck :)


Luv,










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22 comments:

divya said...

Oh My God.... I am drooling here

Kitchen Queen said...

really spicy chole. love it.

Kitchen Queen said...

really spicy chole. love it.

Priya said...

Omg, give me that bowl,irresistible spicy chole.

nisha s said...

Chole looks divine!!

Vimitha Anand said...

Chole looks yum. Nice side for pooris

Helen Prabha said...

Chole looks very delicious & tempting.....

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

super it looks so delicious:)

Arthy Suman said...

delicious and nutritious snacks...

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious and inviting

Priya said...

Sounds so good:) Love the clicks!

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Luv the dark colour and looks so tempting.

Maha Gadde said...

Chole looks really yum. perfect vth puris.

Jay said...

irresistable & droolworthy
Tasty Appetite

Lubna Karim said...

Chole look yum....

Julie said...

perfect for wraps,yummy n nutritious!!

Love to Experiment said...

Yummy chole kauser

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious chole looks perfect.

Jeya Jemini said...

yummy chole looks great..I am your new follower...

Rafeeda A. Raheem said...

yummy looking chole... :)

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious looking chole...yum..

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Wow dear! Looks fantastic & tasty!

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