Pindi Chole Calzone | How to make Pindi Chole Calzone

By Saransh Goila  |  7th Dec 2015  |  
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Pindi Chole Calzoneby 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 is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Pindi Chole Calzone has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Saransh Goila is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Pindi Chole Calzone recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Pindi Chole Calzone is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 40 minutes. This is recipe of Pindi Chole Calzone is perfect to serve 6 people. Pindi Chole Calzone is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Pindi Chole Calzone. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Pindi Chole Calzone by commenting on this page below!

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 pcs.green 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.

My Tip:

CHANA MASALA - HOME MADE (KALI MIRCH, BHUNA JEERA, KALA NAMAK, KASHMIRI MIRCH, LAUNG, BIG ELAICHI, SMALL ELACHI,JAVITRI,TEJ PATTA,DAL CHINI, AJWAIN, DRIED ROSE)

Reviews for Pindi Chole Calzone (3)

Apurva Dudhoriaa year ago

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Kusum Bajaj2 years ago

nice
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mina ahuja2 years ago

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