Chola Bhatura are every body’s favourite and are so tempting that every time is suitable for it, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is very nourishing and filling, very easy to prepare without Soda [Soda is injurious to health]. Chola Bhatura can be made in simple steps. So try it and make special day for your family. Here I have given a very tasty recipe of achari pyaaz which enhances flavor of every food. You can make it with every meal. Chola Bhatura recipe is available in Hindi (हिंदी) and English both.
Serves 6 persons
Step 1:Chola Preparation:-
Ingredients of Chola for Chola Bhatura:-
- Chola/ Chickpea – 500g
- Water – 1.5 Lt
- Onion – 4 pieces, grind it
- Tomato – 4 pieces finely chopped
- Green Coriander – 20g finely chopped
- Green Chili – 1 piece finely chopped
- Garlic Ginger paste – 1 teaspoon
- Cumin Seeds – 2 teaspoon
- Turmeric Powder – 2 teaspoon
- Coriander Powder – 2 teaspoon
- Garam Masala – 2 teaspoon
- Red Chili Powder – 2 teaspoon
- Asafotida – ½ teaspoon
- Salt – 2 teaspoon
- Oil – 5 table spoon
How to prepare Chola for Chola Bhatura:-
- Take a Cooker and put it on high flame.
- Now put Chola and pour 1.5 Lt Water in it with 1 teaspoon Salt, close lid and leave for whistle.
- After 10 minutes, simmer gas.
- Hot Tip:- By this process you will not need Soda to make Chola soft.
- After 40 minutes close gas, let it be in steam.
- Open cooker and check Chola, if it is not soft give 2-3 whistles more.
- Finely chop tomatoes, green coriander, green chilli and grind onion.
- Take a Kadhai/ Wok, put it on high flame and put oil in it.
- Now first put Asafetida then Garam Masala, Cumin Seeds, Garlic Ginger paste and grinded Onion in it.
- Simmer gas.
- Let onion fry till it is golden brown in color, mix in small intervals.
- Take a small bowl and put Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder and add little water to it.
- Now put wet masala in it and roast it for a minute.
- Add chopped Tomato in fried Onions and 1 teaspoon Salt.
- Simmer gas.
- Cover with lid.
- When Tomatoes are brownish and fried, put Chola in it, Green Coriander and Green Chili in it.
- Mix it well and put all chola in cooker and give one whistle.
- Close gas and leave it till steam is there.
- Open lid and feel the aroma of real tasty chola.
- Your yummy Chola is ready to serve.
Step 2: Bhatura Preparation:-
Ingredients of Bhatura for Chole Bhature:-
- Maida/ finely grounded wheat flour – 500 g
- Curd/ Dahi – 125 g
- Milk – 100 ml
- Sugar – 1 teaspoon
- Salt – 1 teaspoon
- Oil – 2 tablespoon (To Knead Maida)
- Eno – 1.5 teaspoon
- Oil – 1/2 Kadhai/ Wok
How to prepare Bhatura for Chole Bhature:-
- Take a big plate and take all Maida in it add Curd, Milk, Sugar, Salt, Oil and Eno in it and knead (Gundna) it to make dough.
- If needed add water accordingly.
- Keep it for 2 hours.
- When fermented, it is ready to make Bhatura.
- Hot Tip – Eno is used for fermentation.
- Now take a Wok/ Kadhai, put Oil in it and put it on high flame.
- Take a Rolling Base and Rolling Pin.
- Take Bhatura kneaded Maida and make small balls of it.
- Put it on Rolling Base and flatten it with Rolling Pin.
- When oil is ready, put it in it and deep fry.
- When reddish from one side do it upside down, then repeat the process.
- When it is reddish from both sides, Bhatura is ready.
- Serve it hot with Chola.
How to prepare achari pyaaz:-
- With Chola Bhatura you can serve Achari pyaaz which enhances the taste.
- To make Achari pyaaz you need one onion and green chillies and finely chop it in round shape.
- Now sprinkle red chilli powder, salt and little mango pickle masala on it.
- Squeeze half lemon on it.
- Now mix it well.
- Your yummy achari pyaaz is ready to serve.
- Serve it with chola bhatura.
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