Punjabi Chole

20180126_130610 Punjabi Chole or channa masala is a protein packed spicy dish made with chick peas,served mostly with bhature.(https://udarbharna.com/2013/09/19/bhature/)

Very famous fish from northern India.


 2 cups washed,soaked and cooked (till 5 whistles) Chick Peas.

1 packet Maggi Bhuna Masala (with ginger & garlic)

1 tsp Everest chole masala.

½ tsp Red chilli powder.

½ tsp Dhana jeera powder.

½ tsp Kasuri methi.

½ tsp Haldi powder.

1 tbsp each juliens of tomato, green chillies and ginger.

Salt to taste.

2 tbsp Onion paste.(onions fried in little oil till brown)

1 tbsp Oil.


 In a thick bottom pan,heat oil,add magi bhuna masala.If not available you can use chopped  1 Onion,1 tomato and 2 tsp ginger garlic paste.

Add chilli powder,dhana jeera powder,chole masala,haldi powder and sauté well,sprinkling little water.Add juliens of green chillies, tomato and ginger.

Cook for a minute,add cooked chick peas with water.

Add salt,let come to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add crushed kasuri methi and onion paste,mix well.

Cook for another 5 minutes on slow flame.

Serve hot with bhature,poori aur roti.

Happy Cooking !!!


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