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May 25, 2017







Pair piping hot homemade bhature with this Sindhi chole recipe.


    250 gms Kabuli Chana
    2 large onions finely chopped
    2 tomatoes grated
    1 tsp cumin seed
    1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
    2 green chillies chopped
    3-4 Tejpatta
    4-6 cloves
    1 tsp coriander powder
    ¼ tsp turmeric
    ½ tsp garam masala powder
    ¼ tsp red chilli powder (optional)
    1-2 tbsps tamarind pulp
    3-4 tbsps oil
    Salt to taste
    Few fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


1. Soak the chana in 4-5 cups of water the previous night. Next morning cook as follows
2. Boil chana in a pressure cooker with 3 -4 cups of water for 10 minutes after the first whistle. While chana is being boiled get the masala ready.
3. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan or kadhai.
4.  Now add cumin seed , let them splutter.
5. Next add green chillies and ginger garlic paste , mix well and add onions. On low flame brown onions till they are light brown.
6. Now add grated tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes till the mixture becomes thick.
7. Drain out the water from the boiled chana and keep aside after adding a few crushed boiled chana to it.
8. Now add the boiled chana to the onions being cooked and put in all the dry spices .
9. Mix well and keep turning around for about 5 minutes.

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Veena's “I’ve No Time To Cook” Book and YouTube channel are all about simple and quick recipes for working professionals. A self-taught cook, she has appeared on several food shows including 'The Foodie' with Kunal Vijayakar and Mirch Masala.

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