Pindi Chole

This is one of the variation of making chole dish.

Ingredients :

Kabuli channa                               2 cups
Tea bag                                        1 no

Onion                                           1 no (large) (finely chopped)
Tomatoes                                     3 nos (finely chopped)
Ginger / garlic paste                      11/2 tsp
Ginger                                          little chopped in thin strips for garnishing
Green chillis                                  3 nos ( slit the green chillis in half)
Fresh corriender leaves                 for garnishing

Red chilli powder                          3 tsp
Garam Masala                              11/2 tsp
Cumin powder                              11/2 tsp
Corriender powder                       11/2 tsp
Amchur powder                           1 tsp
Anardana powder                        1/2 tsp (optional)
Salt                                              to taste
Oil                                               2 tbsp

Method :

1. Soak kabuli channa over night and pressure cook them in the next day. Add salt and tea bag in the cooker this will give a good black color to the channa. Preserve the cooking liquor.
2. Heat oil in a pan add green chillis and onion, saute. Add ginger/ garlic paste and saute till onions are translucent.
3. Add all the spices (except garam masala), pomegranate powder, amchur powder and mix well. Add the tomatoes and cook them till well done. Add the kabuli chana and mix well.
4. Add the preserved liquor and salt and mix well. Sprinkle the garam masala and let it boil for 5 minutes.
5. Garnish with freshly chopped corriender leaves, stripes of ginger and some grated paneer (optinal). Serve with chapati or naan.
6. Enjoy!

1 comment:

Sanjuktaa Mitra said...

hey my pind chole came out so well! Thank u:)) keep posting!