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Chhole (My Style)

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Enjoy the easy way of making delicious healthy chhole. The only twist in this recipe is that I add Bell pepper. But it's completely optional.
Ingredients
  Boiled chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz)
  Onion puree 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato puree 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crushed tomato can 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced (Optional)
  Fenugreek leaves 5 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chole masala 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For garnish
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped (For garnishing)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a saucepan, heat it with a couple of tablespoons of oil.
2. Add the fenugreek leaves, turmeric powder and onion puree. Stir and let it cook for a few minutes.
3. Add the diced green bell pepper, ginger and garlic paste and stir.
4. Add the tomato puree and when it boils reduce the heat and add red chili powder, chhole garam masala, sugar and a little bit of salt to taste. Cover and let it simmer for a few minutes.
5. Add the crushed tomatoes, cover and simmer for about 6 to 7 minutes. Then the gravy is almost ready.
6. Add the cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans) to the gravy and stir lightly. Finally add the heavy cream. If you need a thicker gravy cook for a few more minutes with the lid open.
7. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and turn off the heat.

SERVING
8. Serve chhole hot with naan, roti, paratha or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chickpea
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
If you're looking for the perfect recipe of Channa Masala then look no further. The chef prepares a real nice gravy and then adds the chickpeas. You can serve it with roti or rice. Watch the video for the recipe as Channa Masala is one of the famous dish

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