Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Chole ka Masala

BM # 29   Week 3   Day 2

We all are great fans of Chole. Specially if prepared in the authentic Punjabi style.There are many versions of this dish.In fact I myself prepare 3-4 and my sis in law makes a version which is truly awesome.She makes a special spice mix, which is normally instant, but since so many spices go in it is better to make a mix and keep.Here is the recipe of this mix, which we use for about 300 gms of Kabuli Channa. You could vary the spices if you do not like any particular flavor.But it surely is a must try.The recipe for the chole with this masala shall follow very soon.

1 tbsp rock salt (kaala namak)
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tbsp garam masala
1 tbsp red chilly powder
1 tbsp roasted cumin pwd
2 tbsp coriander pwd
3 tbsp dry mango pwd
Mix all the powders and make Chole ka Masala.

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  1. I like the picture - fresh and rustic. Have noted down, will definitely try this spice mix the next time I make chole

  2. Very true, even I have 3 -4 variations..even I make the chole mix too, and it has more ingredients..will surely have to try this sometime..just wondering, won't 1 tbsp of kala namak make it too salty?

    1. Valli..No it does not make it salty.Will post the recipe very soon...and this is tried and tested!!

  3. Wow, chole ka masala sounds very easy, i usually get from stores,thanks for sharing Vaishali.

  4. This is one of the most easiest masala powder recipe I have come across. Will have to try this.

  5. Lovely post, thanks for sharing

  6. Thanks for the recipe. I usually buy my chole masala, will definitely make it the next time at home.

  7. I too make this at home but a slightly different version. Love the final click :)

  8. I can imagine how your house filld with the masala aroma when you making this. bookmarked because mine is little different..

  9. Sounds so very simple, right? I have too many things to try out !!:)

  10. It looks so simple and quick, haven't tried homemade one yet next time will give this a try.

  11. Wow.. its really simple to create spice... awesome and flavorful.