2010/02/26

PUNJABI CHOLE BATURA

My hubby and my daughter loves all varieties of chapathi and parathas . This is one of them .


FOR BATURA :

Maida / Plain flour -- 2 cups
Wheat flour -- 1 cup
Curd / Yogurt - 1 / 2 cup
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Salt
Sugar - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

Mix the above said ingredients with little water , knead a soft dough and keep aside for 30 minutes .



FOR PUNJABI CHOLE :

White channa / Kabuli channa -- 3 cups
Onion - 2 medium size
Biriyani leaves
Cinnamon sticks - 2
Cloves - 2
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves
Elachi - 2
Mustard and Shah jeera - 1 tsp each
Green chillies- 2
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Lemon juice -- 1 tsp

FOR GRINDING :

Cashew - 5 pieces
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Ripen Tomatoes -- 4
Fresh cream - 2 tsps
Red chillies- 2

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak channa overnight . Pressure cook for 4 whistles , strain the stock and keep aside .
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Add Mustard and Shah jeera . Once it splutters , add green chillies and chopped onion . Saute till tender .
3) Then add ginger-garlic paste , cloves , biriyani leaves , elachi and cinnamon sticks . Saute it for a min . Add curry leaves .
4) Then add channa , all the powders and saute till the raw smell leaves .
5) Then add the grinded masala with little salt .
6) Add little water , cover with a lid and cook in slow flame till the oil separates .

Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice . Serve hot with roti's / paratha / poori .

This goes to "CWF - LB : Chickpeas", hosted by Nithubala and started byKiran.


22 comments :

Rekha shoban said...

nice combo poori and chole....looks yummy!

Priya said...

My all time favourite combo...Drooling here..

Rachana Kothari said...

Cholle bhature is one of my fav combo and I simply love to have this...yummy!!!!

J said...

lovely.. i made these recently

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Lovely.... I m in for chole anytime...
New here... loved ur space......

Do sneak a peek in my space whn time permits.

Cheers
Sandhya

Soma Pradhan said...

Chole Bhature is looking so yummy

Asha said...

Yummy combos, all of them are classics, good job.

rekhas kitchen said...

perfect combo meal shama looks very inviting....

Tina said...

My hub's fav food...Looks perfect and yummy...

Vrinda said...

My all time fav combo...looks yummmm

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Looks mouth-watering..my fav:)

Pavithra said...

Wow looks mouthwatering and heart shaped jamun is really innovative..looks awesome.

Nithu Bala said...

very tempting Dear..

Jagruti said...

Chole Bhathura is our family faviourte as well...Looks delicious..;-))

Gita said...

I too love this dear...looks so tasty :)

suvaiyaana suvai said...

My facorite!

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Yummy Baturas..

Aysha said...

One of my all time favourites....this dish looks yummy!!!

Aruna Manikandan said...

Nice combo and my all time favorite ......

Ms.Chitchat said...

An all time fav in my family. Your click looks too tempting and so is the recipe.

Chitchat
http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

Sushma Mallya said...

one of my favorite combo,lovely click and new look of your blog is just superb..

Anjum said...

I love this combo!! I'm drooling here.