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Cholay Bhatooray

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 4
Cuisine: Indian   Calories: 450
Effort: Average   Pre-Prep time: 45 mins
Best for: All   Preperation time: 1 hr
How to serve: With Garnashing    

Cholay Bhatooray recipe by bestchefs at DesiRecipes.com.
Cholay Bhatooray is a lip smacking dish usualy serve in parties. Spicy and tangy chick peas masala tastes great with floured puris.


Keywords: indian, cholay, spices, appetizer

Ingredients
For the cholay
1 cup chick peas (Kabuli chanaClick to find more about chana), soaked overnight
1/2 teaspoon cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds (jeera)
1 onionClick to find more about onion finely chopped
12 mm. (1/2") piece gingerClick to find more about ginger, grated
2 cloves garlicClick to find more about garlic, grated
2 teaspoons chole masala (chanaClick to find more about chana masala )
2 teaspoons chilli powder
2 teaspoons amchur (dry mangoClick to find more about mango-powder)
1/4 teaspoon turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder (haldiClick to find more about haldi)
1 tablespoon coriander (dhania) powder
1 teaspoon cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds (zera) power
2 tablespoons oil
saltClick to find more about salt to taste

For the bhatooray:

1/2 cup plain flour (maidaClick to find more about maida)
1/2 cup potatoClick to find more about potato, boiled and grated
11/2 teaspoons oil
saltClick to find more about salt to taste
oil for deep frying

For Garnishing:

1 onionClick to find more about onion, sliced
4 lemon wedges


Preparation
For the cholay:
Pressure cook the chick peas for 3 whistles until they are soft . Drain and keep aside.
Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the onionClick to find more about onion, gingerClick to find more about ginger and garlicClick to find more about garlic and saute till the onionClick to find more about onion is golden brown.
Add the chole masala, chilli powder, amchur, turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin seed powder and saltClick to find more about salt and saute for another minute.
Add the chick peas and 1 cup of water and mix well. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Keep aside

For the bhatooray:

Combine the flour, potatoClick to find more about potato, 1 teaspoons of oil and saltClick to find more about salt and knead into a firm dough without using any water.
Knead the dough very well till it is smooth
Cover with a wet muslin cloth and rest the dough for 10 minutes
Divide the dough into 4 equal parts and roll out into circles of 125 mm. (5") diameter.
Deep fry in hot oil till the bhaturas puff up and both sides are golden brown.
Serve hot with the chole, sliced onionClick to find more about onion and lemon wedges.

Tips:

While frying the bhature, press the centre lightly with a frying spoon so as to help it to puff up.
Chole masala is a blend of spices which is readily available at most grocery stores.



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There are 8 comment(s) for this recipe.
by gitu 5/5 Stars
its tempering .......

Tue Dec 09, 2014

by maleha 5/5 Stars
its my favourite its also called gol gappay...........yummy

Tue May 28, 2013

by Rehana 3/5 Stars
What makes crispy bhatooray any tip

Tue Nov 01, 2011

by Anonymous 2/5 Stars
why dont we use water to kneed dough??

Tue Nov 01, 2011

by Anonymous 3/5 Stars
yummy

Tue May 10, 2011

by Anonymous No Rating
What makes up the Chole masala?? It isn't meant anywhere.

Fri Mar 25, 2011

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars
nice n easy i like it

Tue Apr 20, 2010

by shahzeb 5/5 Stars
cool dude, sweet so how was your day today?cool dude

Mon Apr 19, 2010


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