Chole Bhature Recipe is a very famous Punjabi breakfast dish served with Chole (spicy chick peas), Bhatura, onion, pickle and lassi. Chole Bhature is a very popular street food in North India and people like it allot due to its spicy flavors.
My mother in law and my husband both like this dish allot and they insisted I should try it at home. While making Chole Bhature Recipe it was very easy for me to make chole but I have never tried making Bhatura before and it was really an adventure for me to cook them properly. You can read about my Bhatura Recipe here, it took me some time to find out how to make it properly and the main secret was to keep every ingredient balanced and let the dough settle for few hours.
I really like eating spicy food hence I made my chole little spicy. If you don’t like spicy food then you may reduce masala’s as per your needs. Actually, it took me 3-4 tries to perfect this recipe but finally my husband and my mother in law liked it allot. I have also promised them that, next time I will make aloo bhatura or paneer bhatura for them. By the way Bhatura is also know as Bhatoora or Batoora but they all mean Bhatura which is a fluffy deep-fried bread.
In this Chole Bhature Recipe page, I am going to show you how to make chole, click here to know how to make Bhatura. Finally list of all the ingredients and printable recipe is available at the end of the page.Here are the ingredients required for making Chole. Slice the Onion. Chop the Tomatoes, Green Chilies, Ginger and Garlic and keep aside. Prepare the Whole Garam Masala ingredinets in a separate bowl, such as Bay Leaf, Cardamom, Cloves, Black Peppercorns and cumin Seeds. Also soak the Chole for 5-6 hours in double amount of water.aaa Pressure cook the Chole by adding water and Salt to taste.Put the Onion, Tomatoes, Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilies in the grinding jar and grind into a smooth paste or puree. In heating oil add Whole Garam Masala Ingredients and allow them to sizzle for a while.Add prepared puree of Onion, Tomatoes, Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilies.Add Kashmiri Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder and Salt to taste and stir well.Now add boiled Chole and mix well.Cook continue on low flame and then mix in Coriander Powder, Garam Masala Powder and Dry Mango Powder.Garnish the Chole with fine chopped Coriander Leaves.Cook for few minutes on medium flame till the gravy thickens and your Chole are ready for serving.Serve Chole with Hot and Fluffy Bhature, Pickle, Sliced Onion and Lemon Wedges. You can also serve it with Patiyala Lassi or Masala Chaas.