Pindi Chole Calzone | How to make Pindi Chole Calzone

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  • By Saransh Goila
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About Pindi Chole Calzone

Pindi Chole is a very famous delicacy served in Punjab. Full of aromatic and flavourful spices, this dish is unforgettable. Though this recipe is presented in an Italian Calzone style.

Pindi Chole Calzone, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Saransh Goila. Pindi Chole Calzone is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Pindi Chole Calzone is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Pindi Chole Calzone by Saransh Goila is perfect to serve 6 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Pindi Chole Calzone.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves6People

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Pindi Chole Calzone

Ingredients to make Pindi Chole Calzone

  • 1 cup chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked overnight
  • 1 pcs. tea bag
  • 1 pcs. Boiled Potato
  • 1 teaspoon Kasoori Methi
  • 8 pcs. Amla
  • 2 teaspoon Magaz (Melon seeds)
  • 3 tablespoons - Chana Masala(see tip)
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 3-4 chillies slit
  • 2 tablepoons Fresh Plum puree
  • 1 teaspoon Black Salt
  • 1 inch ginger julienne
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • Kulcha (base for calzone):
  • 3 cups Maida (all purpose flour)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4th teaspoon Baking Soda
  • Salt to taste (approx 1 tsp)
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Ghee

How to make Pindi Chole Calzone

  1. For Chole-Soak Chana overnight. Now boil this Chana with a tea bag, salt and Amla's until it's fully cooked. Approx. 30 mins.
  2. Strain this chana. Save some leftover liquid.
  3. Now mix this chana with all the spices ground to make Chana Masala, Chaat masala, Salt, Black salt, Cumin powder, coriander powder, melon seeds, kasoori methi, green chilli, ginger, plums puree and cubed potato.
  4. Bring ghee to a smoking point. You’ll see a lot of smoke coming out of it. Now add this smoking ghee to the Chana mixture that was made.. Let the spices cook in this hot ghee.
  5. Now put it on the range and add half cup of leftover liquid and let it simmer for 5 - 7 mins. Chole is ready.
  6. For Kulcha (Base for calzone)- Make a kulcha dough by sifting the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder together.
  7. Whisk yoghurt and 3/4th cup water together. Add ghee to the flour with yoghurt and knead it to make a semi soft dough. Let it proof for 1 hour.
  8. Now take 50 gms of this dough and roll it out like a 8" pizza.
  9. Then on one half of the pizza add Chole. Add some grated cheese. Fold the pizza from the top into a half moon shape. Pinch and seal the ends. Now carefully dork it from the top, ensure you don’t tear the dough.
  10. Bake this chole calzone in an oven for 20 mins on 180 C. Brush it with ghee and serve hot.

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