Recipe: No Onion Garlic Chole Masala

Namaskar,

Ingredients:

200 gms chole/chickpeas soaked in water overnight, 2 tomatoes chopped, 2 Green chilli, 2 Black cardamoms, 2 Cinnamon stick small, 2-3 cloves, 1 aniseed, 1 Bay leaf, small piece pathar phool,2 pinches Asafoetida, 1/2 zeera, 1tsp Red chili powder, 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp ginger powder, 1 tsp salt, 3 tablespoon sarso or any vegetable oil.

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How to make:

1.  Pressure cook chole with some salt for 5-6 whistles or till they become soft.

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2. Heat sarso oil in a wok and and heat it till rawness of oil is gone. Let the oil cool down for sometime.

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3. Keep the stove flame as low medium and add all whole garam masala i.e. cumin seeds, asafoetida, bay leaf, pathar phool,cloves, aniseed, black cardamom. Saute for 30 seconds.

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4. Add diced tomatoes and fry the mixture till tomatoes become soft and mushy.

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5. When tomatoes become very soft , you have to add all dry spices coriander powder, chilli powder, ginger powder, turmeric powder and salt. Then mix everything properly.

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6. Keep frying the mixture till oil separates from the sides.

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7. At this stage add soaked chickpeas and cook for 10 to 15 minutes . You can add water if needed to adjust the gravy.

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8. Remove from heat and chole is ready. Garnish with green chilli and raw tomato.

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Thanks.

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