Chhole & Kulche (Delhi style)

Spicy and mouthwatering combination of chola and khulcha a favorite street food of family and friends.

Cooking Time: 45 mins

Serves              : 4

KULCHE

Ingredients

  • Curd (half cup)
  • Maida 50g
  • Salt
  • Onions 2 medium (chopped)
  • A pinch of baking soda

Method

  • Combine Maida, baking soda, curd and salt to make soft dough.
  • Keep the dough aside for three hours.
  • Make balls out of the dough.
  • Lay a spoon of chopped onions and close the sides from all the sides.
  • Roll into thin chapatti.
  • Cook the kucha in a hot tandoor or pan from both the sides.
  • Make sure the kulcha is brown from both the sides.

CHOLE

Ingredients

  • Salt to taste
  • 50 gm Channa dal
  • 3 pods Garlic
  • 20 gm Onions
  • 2 Cloves
  • 10 gm Tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp Tamarind extract
  • 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 Cardomom
  • 1 Bay leaf

Method

  • Soak chana in overnight in two cups of water.
  • Blend the chole ingredients except tamarind and chana.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
  • Add the grinded paste and sauté it for two minutes.
  • Combine chana and cook them for ten minutes until done.
  • Sprinkle salt, chilli powder and tamarid extract.
  • Mix the masalas well.
  • Serve with chopped coriander, lemon slices and onion rings.

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