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Chole Batura
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20 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 45MINS

Chole Batura

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This tangy chickpeas preparation tastes best with crisp-fried bhatura fresh out of the frying pan.
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This tangy chickpeas preparation tastes best with crisp-fried bhatura fresh out of the frying pan.
45MINS
Total Time
$5.11
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Canned Chickpeas
1 1/2 cups
Canned Chickpeas
Water
8 cups
Water
Tea Bags
1
Tea Bags
Salt
to taste
Ground Coriander
1 Tbsp
Ground Coriander
Roasted Cumin Powder
1 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder
Chili Powder
1/2 Tbsp
Chili Powder
Cumin Seeds
1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
Garam Masala
1/2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
3 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
Onion
1
Onion, finely chopped
Green Chili Pepper
6
Green Chili Peppers
Tomato
2
Tomatoes, chopped
Green Chili Pepper
1
Green Chili Pepper, sliced
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
233
Fat
12.6 g
Protein
7.0 g
Carbs
28.1 g
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step 1
Slice 1 wedge out of the Lemon (1)
step 2
Soak Canned Chickpeas (1 1/2 cups) in 1 liter of water and Tea Bags (1) overnight. Drain chickpeas. Add Water (8 cups) in a pressure cooker along with the drained chickpeas, Salt (to taste) and tea bag. Pressure cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the chickpeas are totally soft and cooked. Drain the cooked chickpeas and reserve the cooking liquid. Remove the tea bag.
step 2 Soak Canned Chickpeas (1 1/2 cups) in 1 liter of water and Tea Bags (1) overnight. Drain chickpeas. Add Water (8 cups) in a pressure cooker along with the drained chickpeas, Salt (to taste) and tea bag. Pressure cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until the chickpeas are totally soft and cooked. Drain the cooked chickpeas and reserve the cooking liquid. Remove the tea bag.
step 3
Combine Garam Masala (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Coriander (1 Tbsp), Roasted Cumin Powder (1 tsp), Chili Powder (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp)
step 3 Combine Garam Masala (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Coriander (1 Tbsp), Roasted Cumin Powder (1 tsp), Chili Powder (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp)
step 4
Take a frying pan and add Cumin Seeds (1 tsp) and Pomegranate (1 tsp). Roast until dark brown in color and grind it into fine powder along with Garam Masala powder. Set aside.
step 4 Take a frying pan and add Cumin Seeds (1 tsp) and Pomegranate (1 tsp). Roast until dark brown in color and grind it into fine powder along with Garam Masala powder. Set aside.
step 5
Heat Vegetable Oil (3 Tbsp) in a pan. Add Onion (1), Green Chili Peppers (6), and Ginger Garlic Paste (2 Tbsp). Stir fry it.
step 5 Heat Vegetable Oil (3 Tbsp) in a pan. Add Onion (1), Green Chili Peppers (6), and Ginger Garlic Paste (2 Tbsp). Stir fry it.
step 6
Add the mixed spice powder and mix well.
step 6 Add the mixed spice powder and mix well.
step 7
Then add Tomatoes (2) and stir fry it for 2 minutes.
step 7 Then add Tomatoes (2) and stir fry it for 2 minutes.
step 8
Add the cooking liquid that was kept aside according to the amount of gravy you wish to have and cook for 2 to 3 minutes
step 8 Add the cooking liquid that was kept aside according to the amount of gravy you wish to have and cook for 2 to 3 minutes
step 9
Add the cooked chickpeas and cook on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
step 9 Add the cooked chickpeas and cook on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
step 10
Sprinkle with Garam Masala mixture and add Salt (to taste). Mix well.
step 10 Sprinkle with Garam Masala mixture and add Salt (to taste). Mix well.
step 11
For thickening the gravy, take half of the chickpeas to a bowl, mash with a potato masher (or with the back or a spoon)
step 11 For thickening the gravy,  take half of the chickpeas to a bowl, mash with a potato masher (or with the back or a spoon)
step 12
Pour the mashed chickpeas back into the pan and mix well.
step 12 Pour the mashed chickpeas back into the pan and mix well.
step 13
Garnish with Fresh Cilantro (1 sprig), Green Chili Pepper (1), lemon wedge , Fresh Ginger (1/2 in). Serve and enjoy!
step 13 Garnish with Fresh Cilantro (1 sprig), Green Chili Pepper (1), lemon wedge , Fresh Ginger (1/2 in). Serve and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Brunch
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Indian
One-Pot
Quick & Easy
Side Dish
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