Pindi Chole & Bhatura recipe


  • Chickpeas (Chole) 1½ cup
  • Onions (chopped) 2 (big size)
  • Tomatoes (chopped) 2 (big size)
  • Ginger 1tbsp
  • Garlic 1tsp
  • Green Chillies (chopped) 3-4
  • Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • Coriander powder 2tsp
  • Ground cumin 2tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Garam Masala ½ tsp
  • Red Chilli powder taste
  • Salt To taste
  • Oil 2-3tbsp
  • Bhatura
  • Maida 200gms
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Yeast 1tsp
  • Baking Soda ½tsp
  • Sugar 2tsp
  • Salt taste
  • Oil For deep frying

Cooking Instructions

Soak chole in water for about 4 hours.

Place chole in a pressure cooker with enough water and salt. Cook till done and drain excess water.

Heat oil in a pan, add onions. Saute till golden-brown.

Now, add chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies to it. Fry for another 5 minutes.

Add chopped tomatoes, ground cumin, coriander and red chilli powder to it. Mix well till oil separates the mixture.

Pour boiled chole to the mixture and add salt, turmeric powder and garam masala to it. Saute well.

Simmer the gas and let it cook till all the water is absorbed.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with bhaturas.


Mix all the ingredients well together.

Add some warm water and make it into a thick dough.

Cover the dough with a wet cotton cloth and keep it for 10 minutes.

Now, make small balls from this mixture and roll it into motifs.

Deep fry and serve hot.

So, try these lip-smacking recipes of pindi chole and bhatura to celebrate Baisakhi this year.

23 May 2012     2895 views     NON-Vegetarian       Appetizers > Easy Appetizers

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