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Indian Chana Bhatura

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Chole Bhature. A perfect meal for a weekend afternoon! There is nothing mouth-watering than spicy, exotic chole masala with a crispy, puffy bhatura on a weekend afternoon. This is quite simple to make at home. So go ahead and get ready for this yummy treat!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Maida)
  Semolina 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yoghurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chole masala 1 Tablespoon
  Chana 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Soaked In Water Overnight)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 , finely chopped
  Chana masala 1 Tablespoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

To Make Bhatura
Take maida in a deep bowl, add sooji, baking soda, salt to taste. Mix well.
Add yogurt and mix well.
Add water and start to knead in to stiff dough.
Once dough is ready, cover and keep it to rest for 4 hours.
After 4 hours divide dough in small balls. Roll in big size poori.
Deep fry until gets golden color from both sides.

To make Chana Masala
Heat up oil, add cumin seeds, onion and cook until onion gets golden brown.
Add ginger garlic paste and cook for 2 mts.
Add chana masala and cook for 2 mts.
Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, mix, cover and cook for 5 mts.
Add soaked chana, mix, add salt, water, cover and pressure cook until 7 to 8 whistles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Servings: 
4
From Madura's kitchen comes the Chole Bhatura. She has done justice to the popular North Indian dish. The dish has two main components – 1. Chole cooked in exotic spices and 2. Crispy, hot, puffed bhatura. The dish is well explained in the video. Enjoy!

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