Punjabi chhole-A very delicious, spicy and popular chickpea curry cooked in tangy tomato sauce – specialty of Punjab(India)
Punjabi chhole or Chana masala is one of the most popular dish from Punjab and Delhi, but loved all over the world. You can find it at every street and corner shop in Delhi.
There are so many recipes and versions of making this delicious and spicy chana masala. Today I am sharing my favourite recipe which is loved by me and my family,This is also a no onion no garlic recipe as always.You need to add a special blend of spice-chana masala to give a special touch and flavour to this dish.
I never brought readymade chana masala but prefer to make my own fresh masala,but you can use any good brand of readymade masala.
Punjabi chholey are best enjoyed with naan,kulcha,bhature or with any fresh bread.Serve punjabi chholey with fried green chilies,stir fried tomatoes, grated raddish salad,pickle and fresh lemon wedges.
- Chick peas (Garbanzo beans)-1.5 cup*
- Cinnamon-1 inch
- Black cardamon-2
- Pepper corns-8
- Tea bag-1
- Amla pieces(Indian goose berries) -3(optional) *
- Baking soda-1/2 tsp(optional)