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Chole (Chana)

Ingredients: ( To serve-- 4)

1. Chana (chick pea) -- 1 1/4th cup
2. Chopped Onions -- 3/4 th cup
3. Tamarind Juice -- 1/ 2 cup (approx)
4. Tomato -- 1/3 cup
5. Garlic -- 2 to 3 cloves
6. Ginger -- 1 inch piece
7. Coriander leaves -- 1 tbsp
8. Green chilli -- 2 to 3
9. Garam masala & Chilli powder -- 1 tsp of each

Method:

1. Soak Chana in water overnight or for about 6 hrs.

2. Cook the chana with a pinch of baking soda and salt in the cooker. Allow it to
whistle thrice.

3. Remove the excess water and keep aside. Take 2 tbsps of oil in a pan and heat it.
Add cummin (jeera) and mustard seeds. Now add the chopped onions and fry until
brown.

4. Next, add the cooked chana and tamarind juice.

5. Grind the remaining ingredients( 4 to 9). Mix into the pan and add salt. Cook on low flame.

6. Garnish with a few cilantro(coriander) leaves. Serve with Batura.

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