Pindi chhole | How to make Pindi chhole

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About Pindi chhole

It is one of the easiest Chana receipe to make as no grinding, no long sauting or frying.

Pindi chhole is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Punjabi. Pindi chhole is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Pindi chhole is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 480 minute and it takes 30 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Pindi chhole. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Pindi chhole is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Pindi chhole is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Pindi chhole. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Pindi chhole at your home.

  • Prep Time8Hours
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Pindi chhole

Ingredients to make Pindi chhole

  • For cooking the chickpea : 250gms chickpea (kabuli chane)
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 stick Cinnamon
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder
  • 1 black tea bag
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • For making Pindi Chana :
  • 3tsp ginger - garlic paste or crushed ginger - garlic
  • red chilli powder acc to taste
  • 1 tsp aamchur powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 spoon lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to make Pindi chhole

  1. Soak the chickpea for an overnight or max 8-9hrs.
  2. Boil the soaked chhole with all the spices, black salt, tea bag in a pressure cooker for 10-15 mins. If chhole are not cooked completely then pressure cooker them for few more minutes.
  3. Drain the chhole remove the tea bag and spices.
  4. For making Pindi chhole : Heat a pan put oil and saute the crushed ginger - garlic.
  5. When the raw aroma of ginger - garlic disappears then add the spices powders.
  6. Saute the spices powder for a minute on a low flame.
  7. Add the boiled chickpeas and mix them with the masalas.
  8. Now add salt and check for seasoning.
  9. Let the chickpeas cook for 5-7mins in the masalas on a low flame.
  10. Lastly add lemon juice to the Chana. You can also serve lemon wedges with the Pindi Chana.
  11. Serve them hot with onion rings, green chillies, lemon wedges accompanied with naan, bhatura, puri, paratha even rotis.
My Tip: For more taste you can add ready made chhole masala too.

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