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Chole Bhature Recipe Step by Step – How to Make Chole Bhature


Chole Bhature  is one of the famous and traditional recipes of Punjab. This is one of the common dishes during parties, reception and get-together as most of the people love eating this food. Today I have come up with some easy technique to make Chole in less time but no comprise in taste. Kabuli Chana is cooked in thick Masala gravy and it gives a very authentic flavor. This is a very common recipe of mine during weekends and my family love to eat this dish. I mostly make this dish during breakfast.

[ingredients title=”Ingredients”]

  • Kabuli Chana/ White Kadala – 2cups
  • Onion – 1no (Finely chopped)
  • Ginger – Garlic paste – 1tsp
  • Tomato – 1no (finely chopped)
  • Tomato Ketchup – 1tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds/ Jeera/ Jeerakam – 1tsp
  • Chili powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder/ Malli podi – 2tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1tsp
  • Coriander Leaves/ Malli Ela – ½ cup (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 1tbsp
  • Salt as per taste



  • Soak Kabuli Chana overnight and then drain the excess water. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter cumin seeds and then add chopped onion. Sauté till the onion turns transparent.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2mins in low flame.
  • Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and sauté in low flame for 5mins.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and sauté till oil oozes out from sides. Add tomato ketchup and sauté in low flame for 2mins.
  • Add the soaked kabuli chana. Nicely mix all the ingredients.
  • Transfer the mixed kabuli chana to pressure cooker and add 4cups of water. When 1st whistle comes, low flame and cook for 15mins.
  • Add the chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Bhatura, Puri/ Boori, Chapati.

Punjabi style Chole Masala is ready to serve.

Tip: Try to make this recipe an hour before serving as it gives a very authentic taste.


How to make Bhatura:

[ingredients title=”Ingredients”]

  • Maida/ All-purpose flour – 2cups
  • Curd – 2tbsp
  • Sugar – ½ tbsp
  • Baking Powder – 1tsp
  • Oil – ½ tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for deep frying.


Method to make bhatura:

  • Mix all the above said ingredients. Add little water to make smooth dough.
  • Wrap it with a wet muslin cloth. Keep it a side for 2hours.
  • Equally divide the dough to 8 lemon size balls.
  • Roll each ball to a small round with medium thickness.
  • Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying. To check whether oil is perfect to drop the bhatura, take a
  • pinch of dough & drop it in the oil. If dough comes up to the surface then the oil is hot.
  • Drop bhatura in oil & keep stirring with ladle so that bhatura puffs up to the surface.
  • Turn to the other side & when it starts turning slightly brown, remove it to a plate wrapped with tissue paper.

Bhatura is ready to serve hot with yummy Punjabi Chole Masala.

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