Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas | How to make Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas

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About Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas

Chole Bhature is a real favourite dish of the Punjabis

Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas by bina bedi is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas is a dish which comes from Punjabi cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas takes few minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas will be the best option for you. The flavor of Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas

Ingredients to make Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas

  • 250 gms White Channa /White chickpeas
  • 2 med size onions finely chopped
  • 1 adrak (ginger ) cut in long slices"
  • 100 gm imli ( tamarind )soaked in cup of hot water
  • 1 Tejpata ( bay leaf )
  • 2 laung (cloves )
  • 2 moti elaichi (black cardamom)
  • 1 dalchini (cinnamon )
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1 tsp amchoor powder ( dry mango powder )
  • 1/2 tsp Chat masala
  • 1 tea bag
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Pinch of baking soda
  • Salt to taste

How to make Chole / Punjabi Channa/ White chikpeas

  1. Rinse and Soak the chana overnight in enough water as the chanas soak the water and increase in size.
  2. Next morning rinse and remove the chanas from soaked water
  3. In the pressure cooker , add 4 cups of water , tea bag ,salt to taste and chanas. Give 3 whistles
  4. When cool , remove the tea bag.
  5. In a frying pan , add oil and all spices. Fry for 5-10 seconds. Add onions. Fry till golden brown.
  6. Add chanas to the frying pan with spices
  7. Add imli water ( by running the imli through the sieve )
  8. Cook for a few minutes.
  9. Garnish with green chillies and onions cut in round rings to which lemon juice , salt and red chillie powder have been added.
My Tip: The garnish of onions adds a real tangy flavour. These should be served separately too with the Chanas.

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