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How to Prepare Cook Poori Chana Masala Recipe

Lets have learn how to cook poori chana masala recipe. Poori is prepared with wheat flour or maida .It  is a deep fried Indian bread most commonly served at breakfast. Poori is also served during special occasions or during festival or rituals accompanied with vegetable curries. Poori is also served with sheera during poojas or rituals as prasad. Poori can be served with halwa, korma, chana masala, dal, potato based curries and also served with mixed vegetable dish. Chana masala is also know as chole masala.

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins     Cooking Time: 40-45 mins Yield: 4 servings   Recipe Type : Veg

Ingredients for Dough

  • Wheat flour-  2 1/2   cups
  • Semolina/sooji-  ¼ cup
  • Oil-  2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Ingredients for Chana Masala Recipe

  • 1 cup Chana, soaked in water overnight or minimum 6-7 hours
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Bay Leaves and cinnamon stick
  • 1 Big Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2  small tomatoes Finely chopped or make puree of 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Chana Masala
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  •  ¼ tsp Garam masala powder
  • Chopped coriander leaves

Method of Preparation of Dough

  1. Take wheat flour in a deep bowl, add sooji, salt to taste. Mix well.
  2. Add water and start to knead in to stiff dough. The stiffness is to make sure pooris don’t drunk more oil.
  3. Sprinkle some oil over the dough so the dough does not dry out.
  4. Once dough is ready, cover and keep it to rest for ½ an hour.
  5. After ½ an hour Knead the dough again and divide the dough in equal small round balls.
  6. Roll the ball with the roll pin to make a small poori. Deep fry in hot oil and press with a spoon to puff the poori. Remove once it turns golden in color.

Method of Preparation of Chana Masala Recipe

  1. Heat up oil in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add cumin seeds, bay leaf & cinnamon stick.wait until cumin seeds crackles.
  3. Add  onion and cook until onion gets golden brown.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and cook for 2 mts.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes/tomato puree and cook for two minutes.
  6. Now add chana masala powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala powder and stir well. Here you can add a little water(1-2 tsp).
  7. Cover and cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
  8.  Now add the soaked chana / chickpeas.
  9. Mix it very well and add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 5-6  whistle.
  10.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Now your cholay is ready.
  11. Serve hot with crispy poori.

Try this Poori Chana Masala Recipe in your home and enjoy. Don’t forget to give us comments.