Chola Bhatura | How to make Chola Bhatura

By Radhika Khandelwal  |  27th Jul 2015  |  
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About Chola Bhatura Recipe

Chola Bhatura, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chola Bhatura by Radhika Khandelwal will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chola Bhatura can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Chola Bhatura is 60 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Chola Bhatura step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chola Bhatura so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chola Bhatura can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chola Bhatura from BetterButter.

Chola Bhatura

Ingredients to make Chola Bhatura

  • 1.5 cups chickpeas
  • 1 slit green chilly
  • 1 tsp coriander Powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chilly Powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala or Chola masala
  • 1 tsp Dry mango powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Black salt or rock salt to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • Whole garam masala spices: 1 tsp cumin seeds/jeera 1 large Indian bay leaf/tej patta 2 inch cinnamon/dal chini 2-3 cloves/lavang 2 green cardamom/choti elachi 2-3 black peppercorn
  • Ground Paste ingredients: 1 medium size onion chopped 2 medium size tomatoes chopped ½ inch ginger/adrak chopped 3-4 garlic cloves/lahsun chopped 1 green chili chopped
  • For the Bhatura: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup Curd 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Salt 2 tsp Oil

How to make Chola Bhatura

  1. Soak chickpeas overnight.
  2. Drain the excess water and cook with water and salt in pressure cooker till 18-20 whistles.
  3. Drain the water and keep chole aside.
  4. Heat oil in the pan, Add onions , cook till golden brown. Then add tomatoes,ginger, garlic and green chillies. Cook till onion leaves the side.
  5. Again heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds starts popping, add bay leaf,cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and pepercorns. Saute them till brown
  6. Heat oil in the pan , Add the paste and mixture in the pan and cook till oil leaves the sides. Stir continuously.
  7. Add turmeric,chilli, dry mango, coriander and cumin powder. Stir for a minute.
  8. Add chhole, salt and water. Cook at medium flame till gravy thickens.
  9. Add green chillies and cook for another 2 mins.
  10. Mix flour, curd, baking powder, oil and salt. Knead it into a firm dough.
  11. Cover the dough with a moist cloth. And keep it aside for 20 mins.
  12. Make medium size balls from dough. Roll out into a circle shape.
  13. Heat oil in the pan and deep fry the bhaturas till golden brown from both sides.

Reviews for Chola Bhatura (7)

Sujata Siddhanta2 years ago


Divya 2 years ago

hi rads looks delicious.

A RK2 years ago


Ayush Mishra2 years ago


Maninder Kaur2 years ago

very yummy

Sajna Sunil2 years ago


Sonia Verma2 years ago