Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Chole Masala | Spicy Bengal Gram

Chole masala here I am telling about the small size chole or bengal gram only. I think you all are known about this healthy bean. It is easily available in any shop or market. And many more about this , it can be consumed in many ways... You can take everyday after soaking into water . This gives much more energy to your body. Now with this bean if you are making any dish of course it will be a great nutritious dish for your family too. The children who are not eating raw bengal gram, they must be taken if you are serving like a vegetable dish to them. So try this simple healthy recipe with chapathi/roti or rice.

In a brief description about nutrition it is a good source of Folate which is very important for pregnant women too. As well as it has a very high level of iron . Its very good for any diabetic patients too. It has protein,calcium and Vitamin A too. So in over all it is a healthy beans for everyday life.

Chole Masala

Recipe By : Nabanita Das
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Serves : 2

Ingredients :

2 Cups Bengal (Gram small sized, soaked into water)
2 Medium Onion finely chopped
2 Tomato grated
2 tbsp garlic paste
1 tbsp Jeera powder
2 tbsp Coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
2 tbsp roasted jeera powder
1 tsp dry mango powder
1 Small sized lemon
4 tbsp coriander leaves
4 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Cooking Direction :

Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
Add onion ,fry until clear.
Add garlic paste and saute a little.
Add grated tomato,jeera powder,coriander powder,dry mango powder,red chili powder and saute until oil comes out.
Now add soaked bengal gram and cook for two minutes.
Adjust salt and mix little warm water to it.
Cover with pressure cooker lid and cook up to 7 whistles.
Do not open until steam gone.
Before serving add roasted cumin powder,lemon juice and coriander leaves.
Serve with roti or rice.


Priya Suresh said...

I can have this chole masala just like snacks..delicious.

sudha rawal said...

Awesome & tempting chole.........love to grab it.

Zone Of Making said...

Very nice recipe.Will try soon.
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