Cholay Masala Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Cholay Masala Recipe


                                                                          
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Cholay Masala || Cholay Recipe || How to Make Cholay Masala Recipe with step by step photos

Cholay Masala is tasty, spicy, flavored, and healthy chickpeas curry, traditionally a combination of chickpeas and eggs with thick gravy easy to make, can be used at sehri time even at iftar if you have already boiled chickpeas in your fridge can be cooked within an hour, Chana masala literally 'mix-spiced small-chickpeas also known as chana, 

Chole masala is a dish originating from the Punjab Pakistan The main ingredient in a variety of chickpeas is called chana They are twice the diameter of typical chickpeas with a stronger flavor and firmer texture even after being cooked. I added boiled eggs in chana masala but can be used boiled potatoes instead of boiled eggs, if you are vegetarian you can skip eggs.
                    
                                                                 
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Chana masala is cooked with its own remaining water with onion and some spices aren’t used tomato or yogurt in this dish, once even before already have shared chana masala curry with eggs, but with other spices, trust me when I did compare both of curries in taste
This one was awesome and amazing in taste this chana masala also goes well with puri, kachori as well as tandoori naan, so let’s begin……..
Recipe tips:

  1. At the time of soaking, chickpeas add 1 tbsp baking soda and leave it overnight
  2. Use small-sized chana (desi) instead of large size
  3. Don’t add salt at the time of boiling they will take more time to be tender
  4. Must be remained 1-liter chickpeas water after boiling
  5. For any type of lentil, the rice should be soaked in warm water instead of plain water, warm water is the best soaking agent than plain or cold water
  6. At the time of boiling, eggs must be added to 1 tsp salt in the water to prevent cracking eggs                                    

                                                              
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Rinse thoroughly the chickpeas and soak in the warm water overnight 

                                                 
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Next morning boil the chana in 2-liter water, cook till turns soft, separate the water and chana keep aside             
boil-the-chickpeas


Remove the skin of the onion and finely chop it, rinse them and keep aside until required, Freshly ground ginger garlic paste
                               
                                   
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Hard boil the eggs, remove the shell and pierce them with the help of a fork 

                           
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Slightly fry the eggs for 2 minutes on medium-low flame

                 
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Heat the oil in the pot/pan and put chopped onion,sauté them for 10 minutes on medium flame until translucent, add ginger garlic paste 

                     
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Saute ginger garlic paste with the onion for a minute 

                                                           
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Until aroma arose 
          


Put boiled chickpeas to the onion and fry them with onion for 2-3 minutes on medium flame             
    

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Combine all powder spices to the chana, stir to mix well for 2-3 minutes

                     
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Now add the remaining chana water to the pot

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Stir to combine well, bring it to boil then add eggs, adjust consistency, spices, and  salt at this stage, eggs are optional if you want to skip can do

                 
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Allow to further cook with spice for about 15 minutes on low-medium flame, keep stirring occasionally  

                                                          
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Mix well further and mash them slightly with a wooden spoon 

                                             
mix-well-chana-masala


Remove the lid and stir well further to check consistency, simmer it for 2 minutes 
       
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Turn off the flame and transfer to the serving dish
                                   
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Chana masala curry is ready to serve with puri,kachori, and tandoori naan
                                                             

                                           
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Chana Masala is very tasty, spicy, flavored, and healthy chickpeas, traditionally a combination of eggs and chickpeas as well as easy to make try must.....

Ingredients:
  1. 300g, boiled chickpeas
  2. 200ml, chickpeas water
  3. 1 cup, chopped onion
  4. 4 large-sized, eggs boiled optional
  5. ½ cup, of cooking oil
  6. 1 tsp, ginger garlic paste freshly ground
Powder Spices:
  1. 1 tsp, red chili powder
  2. ½ tsp, turmeric powder
  3. Salt to taste
  4. 1 tbsp, crushed coriander
  5. 1 tsp, chaat masala
  6. 1/3 tsp, chicken powder
  7. 1 tsp, black salt
  8. 1 tsp, red chili flakes 
  9. ¼ tsp,garam masala
  10. 1/5 tsp, baking powder
How to Make the Cholay Masala?
  1. Heat the oil in the pot/pan and put chopped onion
  2. Sauté them for 10 minutes on medium flame until translucent
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute it with the onion for a minute until the aroma has arisen
  4. Put boiled chickpeas to the onion and fry them with onion for 2-3 minutes on medium flame
  5. Combine all powder spices to the chana like red chili powder, red chili flakes, black salt, regular salt,chaat masala, chicken powder,garam masala, turmeric powder, crushed coriander powder, and baking powder
  6. Stir to mix well for 2-3 minutes
  7. Now add remaining chana water to the pot
  8. Stir to combine well, bring it to boil then add boiled and fried eggs
  9. Adjust consistency, spices, and  salt at this stage
  10. Allow to further cook with spice about 15 minutes on low-medium flame
  11. Keep stirring occasionally  
  12. Mix well further and mash them slightly with a wooden spoon
  13. Remove the lid and stir well further to check the consistency
  14. Simmer it for 2 minutes
  15. Turn off the flame and transfer to the serving dish
  16. Chana masala curry is ready to serve with puri,kachori and tandoori naan
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