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aloo chole recipe | aloo chole ki sabji | aloo chole ki recipe | alu chole

easy aloo chole recipe | aloo chole ki sabji | aloo chole ki recipe | alu chole
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Soaking Time 8 hours
Servings 5 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • 1 cup chana / chickpea
  • water for soaking
  • 2 tea bag
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 pod cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 cup water for pressure cooking

for chana masala mix:

  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp aamchur
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • ¼ cup water

for curry:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup tomato pulp
  • 2 potato / aloo boiled and cubed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for tempering:

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 chilli sliced
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri chilli powder

Instructions

pressure cooking chana:

  • firstly, soak 1 cup chana in enough water for at least 8 hours.
  • drain off the water and transfer to the cooker.
  • also add 2 tea bags, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 bay leaf, 3 pods cardamom, 4 cloves, ¼ tsp baking soda and ½ tsp salt.
  • pressure cook for 5 whistles adding 3 cup water.
  • once the pressure settles down, remove tea bags and make sure the chana has cooked completely.

chana masala mix preparation:

  • firstly, in a small bowl take ½ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp black pepper powder, 1 tsp kasuri methi, ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp aamchur and pinch hing.
  • add ¼ cup water and mix well.

aloo chole preparation:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 bay leaf, 1 tsp cumin until it turns aromatic.
  • also add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • now add prepared chole masala mix and saute for a minute.
  • further, add 1 cup tomato pulp and saute well. to prepare tomato pulp, blend 2 ripened tomato in a blender.
  • saute until the oil is separated from masala paste.
  • additionally, add cooked chana and 2 boiled potato.
  • also, add 1 tsp salt and 1 cup water.
  • mix well adjusting the consistency as required.
  • cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until flavours are absorbed well.
  • prepare the tempering by heating 1 tsp butter.
  • add 2 chilli, ¼ tsp chilli powder and saute on low flame.
  • pour the tempering over curry and add 2 tbsp coriander.
  • finally, enjoy aloo chole recipe with poori or chapati.