Chole Bhature - Punjabi Restaurant Style - Kabuli Chana Masala

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Jul. 20, 2017

When it comes to Indian Breakfast, we Indians love Chole Bhature or Chola Bhature or Kabuli Chana Masala. For starters, this Chole is a spicy tangy chickpeas curry and Bhatura is a deep fried bread made using a fermented dough. This Punjabi Chana Masala is my home style recipe and is one of my first recipes, have been making this for almost 6 years now, and no matter what always comes out great.


Dry chickpeas 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs) (Chole)
Black cardamom 2
Dry indian gooseberry 2 Tablespoon (Amla)
Bay leaf 2 (Tej Patta)
Salt To Taste
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (to soak & boil chickpeas)
Oil 4 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
Green cardamom 3
Cloves 5
Cinnamon stick 2 Inch
Onions 4 Medium (3 pureed and 1 Chopped)
Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
Tomato 5 Medium , blend
Salt To Taste
Chana masala 1 Tablespoon
Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Black pepper powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Amchoor powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Haldi 1/8 Teaspoon (optional)
Chopped coriander leaves 3 Tablespoon
Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Carom seeds 1 Teaspoon (Ajwain)
Ginger 2 Inch (Julienne)
Green chili 2 , slitted
Dried pomegranate seeds 2 Tablespoon (Anardana)


Please watch the video for directions!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4