Monday, December 12, 2011

Special Chole

   After so much of  fried I thought of posting this protein packed side dish. This is the easiest tasty side dish and a good option for a healthy lunch box.







Ingredients

Black Chickpeas (Boiled)
    1 Bowl
Cumin Seeds
    1 tsp
Coriander Powder
    2 tsp
Cloves
    2-3
Red Chilli Powder
    1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves
    2-3
Green Chilli Finely Chopped
    1
Heeng/Asafoetida
    a pinch
Cinnamon
    1-2 Piece
Pure Ghee
    1 Tbsp
Turmeric Powder
    1/4 tsp
Garam Masala
    1/2 tsp
Tomato Puree
    1/2 Bowl
Ginger (chopped)
    1/2 tsp
Tomato(for garnishing)
    1
Salt
    As Per Taste



Method
* Heat Ghee in a non stick fry pan.
* Add cinnamon stick, clove, bay leaf, jeera powder, curry leaves and asafoetida. Saute for one minute.
* Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, coriander powder,        red chilly powder, green chilly, garam masala and
   salt. Cook for two to three minutes. Stir.
* Add some water and cook till the ghee comes out. Add boiled chickpeas and cook for another 3-4
   minutes. Switch off the fire.
* Transfer into a serving dish. Garnish with tomato, ginger and green chilly.
* Special chole is ready to be served with poori or parantha.

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