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Spicy chhola paneer

Mar-06-2018
Shyama Amit
360 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Serves
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ABOUT Spicy chhola paneer RECIPE

Chhola paneer is a very popular dish in punjab , goes well with rice , naan or fulka , made with boiled chickpeas and paneer in a spicy gravy.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Punjabi
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 200 grams chickpeas
  2. Enough water to soak the chickpeas
  3. 3 cups of water
  4. 1 bay leaf
  5. 2 cinamon stick of one inch each
  6. 2 pepercorn
  7. 1 green cardomom
  8. 100 gram paneer cut ito cubes
  9. 1 tsp red chilly powder
  10. 1 tsp corriender powder
  11. 1 tsp chhola masala
  12. 1/2 tsp cumin
  13. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  14. 1/2 tsp dry mango powder
  15. salt to taste
  16. oil 2 tbsp
  17. 1/2 cup tomato puree
  18. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  19. 1 medium size chhoped onion
  20. 2-3 green chillies cut into slits
  21. handful corriender leaves

Instructions

  1. In a pressure cooker add pre soaked chhole and 3 cups water along with 1/2 tsp salt , bay leaf , pepercorn, and cinnamon stick and cook for 7-8 whistle
  2. Let the pressure realese , and drain a bowl , and keep the water aside for later use ( check if it is soften or not , if not then cook for two more whistles )
  3. In a wok add 2 tbsp oil , cumin to splutter , and then chhoped onion till translucent
  4. Add gingee garlic paste and saute till raw aroma if ginger garlic goes away
  5. Add tomato puree, all dry spices and cook till oil appears in sides
  6. Add boiled chhole ,slit green chilly , and around 1 cup of water( in which we boiled chickpeas,) cover with a lid cook for 4-5 minutes
  7. Add paneer cubes and cook for 2-3 minutes on slow flame
  8. Switch of the flame , Garnish with corriender leaves and serve with rice and paratha

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Hema Mallik
Mar-07-2018
Hema Mallik   Mar-07-2018

Yummilicious...

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