Pindi Chole Recipe, Punjabi Pindi Chana

Pindi Chole
Pindi Chole Recipe

Pindi Chole Recipe, Punjabi Pindi Chana – How to make Punjabi Pindi Chole

Cuisine: Indian Cuisine – Pindi Chole

Preparing Time – 20 Minutes

Cooking Time – 1 Hour

Serving – 4

Ingredient for Pindi Chole / Punjabi Pindi Chana

  • 250 grams chole / kabuli chana / White chick peas
  • 1 teaspoon tea leaves
  • 7-8 cloves
  • 3-4 cinnamon
  • 3-4 Green cardamom
  • 2-3 Black cardamom
  • 2-3 Bay leaves
  • A inch Ginger
  • 2-3 Green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric / haldi powder
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon dried mango powder
  • 2 tablespoon ajwain
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind water
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dhaniya powder
  • Black salt and regular salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin / jeera powder
  • 1 teaspoon Pomegranate powder

Method of cooking for Pindi Chole / Punjabi Pindi Chana

  • Soak chole overnight
  • Take a cloth and put tea leaves, bay leaves, cloves, green and black cardamom, cinnamon in it, make a bundle by tying a knot (Potli)
  • Take a pan and put soaked chole in it along with the bundled spices, salt, add water and allow it to boil for at least an hour.
  • Once boiled, add dhania powder, jeera powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, dried mango powder, pomegranate powder and kasuri methi and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add ajwain, ginger, garlic and green chilies, saute it nicely and add this Tadka into chole.
  • Add water, pinch of black salt, one tablespoon tamarind puree, salt as per taste into chole and cook it on medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Once cooked garnish with chopped coriander.