Wednesday, July 4, 2012

chole (garbanzo beans)

  •  1 1/2 katori chole
  •  1 onion
  •  1 tomato
  •  1/2 inch ginger
  • salt 1 tsp
  • red chilli 1/4 tsp
  • butter ckn masala 1 tsp
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • cilantro (for garnishing )
  • 1 green chilli sliced


     1) Wash and soak chole for overnite or 6 hrs.

     2) Add 1/2 tsp salt and boil chanas in soaked water in a pressure cooker. Get 1 whistle and slow for 10-15 mins.
     3)  Once steam is out check for softness. Chole should be soft enough.
    4)  In a mixer, add onions, tomato, ginger and make a puree. In a pressure cooker, add olive oil once hot add puree, sliced green chillis and saute.

5) Add chkn masala , once masala leaves oil add salt, red chilli. Add boiled chole to it.

   6) Stir and add 1 tbsp more water than required consistency. Add cilantro  and close pressure cooker. Get 5-6 whistles and its done.

7) Delicious chole is ready. Enjoy with rice and aybe a glass of coke like I did ;)

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