Monday, December 22, 2008


Asalam-wa-lekum!!!...sorry guys im unable to post regularly these days...i m hardly finding time for blogging these days,today we had a small snack party in our apartment,i have a group of 5 hyderabadi friends here.We meet up daily..thought lets make chole bature today as an evening snack...i made the chole n we all made the bature.This is my mom's recipe..its a must try u will simply love it...thank u everyone for all ur comments...i do keep checking my blog whenever i m free...thanks for lifting up my spirits... INGREDIENTS:
  1. Kabuli chana 1 cup(soaked for 6-8 hours)
  2. Potatoes 2big(boiled and mashed)
  3. Onions 2large(grinded)
  4. Ginger-Garlic paste 2Tspns
  5. Tomatoes 3big
  6. Green chilles 6-8
  7. Red chilli powder 2Tspns
  8. Turmeric powder 1/4th Tspn
  9. Garam masala 1Tspn
  10. Coriander powder 1Tspn
  11. Cumin(zeera) powder 1/2Tspn
  12. Chole masala(any brand)
  13. Curry leaves few
  14. Coriander/Cilantro leaves 1bunch
  15. Loung (2-3),Dalchini(1 inch)
  16. Tamarind (handful-soak,stain and keep the pulp ready)
  17. Oil for cooking
  18. Salt to taste
  • Pressure cook kabuli chana for 10minutes(u can also add potatoes to it) and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a vessel and add loung and dalchini , also add grinded onions and fry till golden brown in colour.
  • Add slitted green chillies along with curry leaves.
  • Now add ginger-garlic paste fry for about 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and let then condense a bit.
  • Now add the cooked kabuli chana n potatoes along with salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,garam masala,coriander powder,cumin powder and chole masala.
  • Add tamarind pulp and cook for 5-10minutes.Lastly add cilantro and serve along with baturas.