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Chhola bhatura

Shyama Amit
360 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chhola bhatura RECIPE

Chhola bhatura is a traditionala and everyone's favourite recipe of punjab.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Punjabi
  • Pressure Cook
  • Breakfast and Brunch

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Ingredients for chhola
  2. 200 gram chikpeas or kabuli chana
  3. 4 tomatoes finely chhoped
  4. 1 onion finely chhoped
  5. 2-3 garlic cloves
  6. 1 tbsp chilly ginger paste
  7. Water as required
  8. Whole spices
  9. 1 star anise
  10. 1 bay leaf
  11. 2 cloves
  12. 2-3 black pappers
  13. Dry spices
  14. 1 tsp red chilly powder
  15. 1 tsp corriender powder
  16. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  17. 1/2 tsp chhola masala
  18. Salt to taste
  19. Oil 2 tbsp
  20. Fresh corriender leaves
  21. For bhatura
  22. 2 cup maida
  23. 1/2 cup suji
  24. 1 tbsp oil
  25. Salt to taste
  26. Buttermilk to knead dough
  27. Oil for frying


  1. Soak the kabuli chana for 6 hours , after 6 hours cook it in pressure cooker with 5-6 whistle and keep aside
  2. Knhead a dough with maida, suji, salt , oil and buttermilk
  3. Cover the dough with a moist cloth and keep aside for atleast 2 hours
  4. Meantime heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan add cumin, and all whole spices and saute a minute
  5. Add onion and satue till transparent
  6. Add chhoped garlic and chilly ginger paste into it , and them tometoes into it and cook for 5-7 minutes or till tomoto becomes soft
  7. Add all whole dry spices and cook till oil leaves the sides
  8. Add cooked kabuli chana and and water as required and cook with lid for 5-7 minutes
  9. Finely garnish with fresh corriender leaves
  10. Now make ovel shaped bhatura from the prepared dough and then fry it in oil till golden
  11. Punjabi chola bhatura is ready to serve

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Payal Singh
Payal Singh   Aug-13-2018

One of my favorite dish.

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