Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Chole Bhatura

Hai friends today i am coming with Chole Bhatura.Its North Indian dish.Actually i know how to cook the Chole but dont know the bhatura.So i searched in the vahrehvah site finally i got and tried it came out good.I tried this because we invite one of my friend to dinner she prefers roti than rice.She likes the Chole Bhatura for her only i tried this .I will share the recipe for u guys now.



Kabuli chana can-1
onions-2 (chopped)
tomatoes- 1 or 2(chopped)
green chillies-2
chilli powder-1 tsp
salt to taste
oil-2 tsp
dhaniya powder-1 tsp
jeera powder-1 tsp
garam masala-1 tsp
coriander leaves-1/2 cup
curry leaves-ffew
pudina -1/2 cup(chopped)
mustard seeds-1 tsp
jeera-1 tsp
dry red chillies-few
ginger garlic paste-1 tsp

First open the can and drain the water and keep aside the chana.Now chop coriander,pudina tomato and onions in the chopper and keep it aside.
Now place the deep pan pot on heat and pour oil when it gets heat add the mustard seeds,jeera,dry red chillies,curry leaves fry for 1 minute and add the chopped onion and turmeric to it.fry untill the raw smell goes. Add the tomatoes ,coriander,pudina leaves to it fry untill the oil comes out.

Add the jeera,coriander powders and also the garam masala fry for 1 minute.Add water to it and boil for 5 minutes.
Now add the kabuli chana ,salt,chilli powder fry for 1 minute and add some water.Mash some chana with the masher to get gravy.Cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
Now all the chana cooked and transfer ann the chole curry in the serving bowl.

Garnish with chopped onions,coriander.Serve hot with the Bhatura.



Maida-2 cups
curd-1 cup
baking powder-1 tsp
salt to taste
sugar-1 tsp
oil for deep frying-2 cups


In one bowl take 2 cups of maida,baking powder,salt,sugar and whisk all together.To this add yogurt and make like chapathi dough.Keep this aside for 2 hours to ferment.

Now make small balls from dough and roll like chapathi. Take 1 deep frying pan pour 2 cups of oil and heat.When it gets heat(not too heat it should be medium heat) add the bhatura one by one. Take from oil and place on the paper to absorb excess oil.
Finally serve hot with chole and onions.


  1. hi vineela,chole bature looks superb!!First time here,Cute blog,neatly explained.i've tried batura,but not chole:)will surely try urs:)Do visit my blog at ur free time..

  2. Oh my gosh, what a step y step instructions, love your hard work. Love chole so much. Tho' it takes soem time...it worths it, right. Keep up ur good work!

  3. Love the color, great job. I will try your version too! :))

  4. mmhh Vineela....i am also goin to come home for this :D...looks delicious...good one.

  5. Hai Chitra thanx for ur lovely comment.yeah sure i will go through ur blog.I want to try new recipes.


  6. Hai Gandhi Really it takes some time.By recieving the lovely comments i really felt happy for the work.Thank u very much.


  7. Hai Visali u r always welcome dear.


  8. Hai varsha really yummiest combo