Chola Bhatura | How to make Chola Bhatura

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ByRadhika Khandelwal
Created on 27th Jul 2015
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  • By Radhika Khandelwal
    Created on 27th Jul 2015

Chola Bhatura is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Punjabi. Chola Bhatura 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 Chola Bhatura 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 few minute and it takes 60 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 Chola Bhatura. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Chola Bhatura 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 Chola Bhatura is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Chola Bhatura. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Chola Bhatura at your home.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People
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 Siddhantaa year ago

Divya a year ago
hi rads looks delicious.

A RKa year ago

Ayush Mishra2 years ago

Maninder Kaur2 years ago
very yummy

Sajna Sunil2 years ago

Sonia Verma2 years ago