Punjabi Recipes
 
Cholle Bhature  
   
Serves 8

For Cholle
Ingredients

200g Kabuli chana

1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
10g garlic 2 onions, chopped
1/2 tsp chili powder Oil 30 ml
1 tsp aamchur Salt to taste
50g ginger  

For Bhature
Ingredients

500g Maida flour

200g yogurt
125g oil 25g baking powder

Method
Soak the chana overnight and boil until tender. Make a paste of ginger, garlic, and coriander seeds and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, fry onions, garam masala until brown, add ground paste and fry for few minutes. Then add soaked chana, salt, chili powder, some water and cook until the gravy thickens. Later add aamchur powder, chopped cilantro and fry for 2 minutes. Remove and keep aside.

Bhature
Sieve the maida flour, add ghee, yogurt, and baking powder and knead to smooth dough. Cover with a muslin cloth and keep aside for overnight. Make balls from the dough, roll into thick puris and fry in oil on both sides until golden brown. Serve with the above prepared curry.

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal)

511

Carotene  ( μg )

724.5

Protein (g) 12.45 Vitamin C (mg) 10.06
Carbohydrate (g) 64.87 Mg  (mg) 110.31
Fat (g) 22.38 Na  (mg) 17.96
Fibre (g) 1.5 K  (mg) 145.63
Minerals (g) 1.61 Mn  (mg) 1.04
Calcium  (mg) 121 Zn  (mg) 1.32
Phosphorus  (mg) 192.06 Cr  (mg) 0.015
Iron  (mg) 3.314    

Modification
Mix whole wheat flour and maida in equal quantities.
Add two slices of bread dipped in water.
Let it rise and the roll it into thick puris and fry.
Dab with tissue to remove excess oil.


For Cholle
Ingredients

200g Kabuli chana

1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
10g garlic 2 onions, chopped
1/2 tsp chili powder Oil 30 ml
1 tsp aamchur Salt to taste
50g ginger  

For Bhature
Ingredients

500g Maida flour

200g yogurt
125g oil 25g baking powder