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.


Trupti said...

chole bature loks delicious

Kitchen Flavours said...

WalekumAssalam Dear, Nice to see you back with yummy and spicy recipe. Looks tempting.

Armina said...

Thank God u r back lady.. missed ur exuberant presence everywhere.. :( Chole bhature is my favourite and a very appetizing dish.. alwayz manages to make me drool.. Its been a hit at my home whenever I make it.. Its so mouthwatering that everytime I make lots of bhaturas but just manage to eat half of them.. very filling dish and very yummy!
PS: Take care of urself and give urself the well deserved rest..

meeso said...

It does sound delicious... I will surely try!

maimoona said...

Chole looks tempting.I wish I stayed in your apartment building too, tasty chole jo miltay shaam mai snacking key liye :)

Mona said...

I enjoy chole along with Puri. Yumm-O! You are making me hungry :-)

Yasmeen said...

Wow that is big hyderbadi circle of friends,nice to know your are enjoying there company.Masaladaar chole ,perfect with parathas.
Take care:)

syeda said...

Salam Anjum!
chhole looks so zabardast, I am so grateful for ur chicken65 recipe,I made it so many times now, and it is hit everytime..thanx,
And congratulation for the good news, may Allah do things easier for you...Ameen

Yasmeen said...

Salam alaykum Anjum,I didn't know Trifle has become famous in hyderabadi weddings,its been years since i attended a shaadi ki daawat The basic recipe for trifle remains the same ,you can layer with any fruit ,add a layer of ice cream ,use full fat milk to make the custard and add some whipped cream too.hope that helps dear:)

SriLekha said...

looks delicious!
happy new year!
first time to ur blog and it is very nice!
do visit my blog when u find time and join in the savory event going in my blog!

Nazarina A said...

Hi Anjum,
I love this spicy chana ! While in Florida, I had to cook so many dhal dishes for my dad!
I can soooo relate to being busy and not much time for blogging!

DEESHA said...

yummy recipe for chole-bature

DEESHA said...

Thanks for visiting my blog, no Kitchen king masala is not a must but it adds a very nice flavour the dish

n33ma said...

Nice looking chole....`

mona said...

Its been a long time since you poasted a new recipe. Hope you are doing good inshallah!

Noor said...

This looks amazing, hey I live in Riyadh too. :)

CHAITRA said...

Yummy flavourful chole bature.Are you from Andhra?????????
Drop in sometime to my blog.

Elizabeth and Jared said...

Hello, this looks amazing and i'd love to make it. A few questions:

what is Kabuli Chana?


sunaina said...

Hi Anjum ---u are simply awesome i reali didnot expect so many of easy and time consuming recipe's u r simply fabulous and moreover i appreciate ure interest in updating regular delicious dishes -hands off to u and thanku i reali needed this -love u and ure cooking .And the mentioned few dishes look great i will try them all ---All the Best ! Sunaina

Anonymous said...

Hello, Can you please tell us how to make bature?