Pindi chhole | How to make Pindi chhole

By Kanupriya   |  20th Jul 2017  |  
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About Pindi chhole Recipe

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

Pindi chhole is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Pindi chhole in your kitchen. This recipe requires 480 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Pindi chhole by Kanupriya has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Pindi chhole at home without any difficulty. Pindi chhole is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Pindi chhole would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Pindi chhole this weekend. Share your Pindi chhole cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Kanupriya for inputs. In case you have any queries for Pindi chhole you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Kanupriya . You can also rate the Pindi chhole and give feedback.

Pindi chhole

Ingredients to make Pindi chhole

  • For cooking the chickpea : 250gms chickpea (kabuli chane)
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 stick cinnamon
  • 2 BLACK cardamom
  • 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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