Dhabe de Chole

BM # 9  Day 3
Cholaas are one dish that everyone is fond of and there are too many different ways to make these.Years back while talking to my friend’s mom (yes a Punjabi!!) I got this recipe .No fuss!!quick!! and authentic Panju!!.a recipe which is used in dhabas....check out for yourself……

For the Chole.....
300gms...........................kabuli chana
1........................................potato cubed
4........................................large onions sliced
2’.......................................piece ginger
2-3................................... green chilly sliced
2tsp................................. dhania jeera pwd
1tsp................................. black salt
1tsp................................. roasted cumin pwd
1’4 tsp............................. black pepper pwd
2-3.................................... tea bags
Salt to taste.

Soak the chana for 5-6 hours

Wash and put all the above ingredients in the pressure cooker.
Cook till the chana is done.

Masala
2tbsp..................... ghee
2tbsp..................... oil
2...............................bay leaf
1...............................black cardamom
1...............................tsp red chilly pwd
Itsp......................... dhania jeera pwd
¼ tsp...................... black pepper pwd
4tsp........................ aamchoor pwd
1tsp........................ garam masala

Heat oil and ghee.
Add bay leaf and black cardamom.
Add all the spices and roast for a few minutes.
As soon as it lends a aroma add this to the pressure cooker with chana.
Once again pressure cook these for a whistle.
After the pressure drops down,open the cooker and discard the tea bags,bay leaf and the cardamom.



Serve hot with ready kulchas  /bread /pav/rice /bhatura.
Don’t forget the onion rings and fresh green chillies!!
Check out what my friends are doing this BM.



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