Punjabi Chola Recipe
Punjabi Chola or Punjabi Chana is very popular Punjabi dish, The main ingredient to add rich taste in Chole are onion, tomato along with ginger, garlic, and green chillies. The Punjabi Chole/Chana is mostly served with Naan, Batura or Jeera Rice.
- Preparation time – 6 hours
- Cooking time – 30 mins
- Serve person – 4
|Chopped onion puree||2 Pieces|
|Chopped tomato puree||2 Pieces|
|Ginger paste||½ Tablespoon|
|Garlic paste||½ Tablespoon|
|Jeera /cumin seeds||1 Tablespoon|
|Coriander powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Red chilli powder||½ Tablespoon|
|Salt||As per taste|
|Garam masala||1 Tablespoon|
|Chopped green coriander||To garnish|
Step 1 – Soak Chola in a bowl for 5-6 hours in lukewarm water. Once soaked, wash Chola in fresh water.
Step 2 – Take a pressure and put into Chola for boiling, Add 5 cups of water and salt to boil in the pressure cooker for 15 mins (8- 10 Pressure Cooker Whistles).
Step 3 – Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and Rai/mustard Seeds until crackles and turns glossy.
Step 4 – Add Ginger + Garlic paste and saute for 1 mins
Step 5 – Add Onion Puree and sauté until turns light brown.
Step 6 – Add Tomato puree and mix again, saute for 3-4 minutes.
Step 7 – Now add Turmeric powder + Coriander powder + Red Chilli powder + Garam masala and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Step 8 – Then add boil Chola and mix well. Add 1 cup water and salt and stir to mix.
Punjabi Chola masala is ready, Garnish it with the green coriander leaves and serve it with Naan, Batura or Jeera Rice.