Saturday, August 21, 2010

Chole Panner

Generally when I am running out of vegetables, dry beans and peas are the ones which will come to my rescue.I love chick peas aka chhole aka chana for their taste and nutritional quality.This dish is easy to prepare and goes very well with roti or naan.

Chole-1cup(Soaked overnight and boiled)
Paneer cubes-1cup(Sauté them in 1tsp of ghee and keep aside)
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Onion-1medium chopped
Tomato-1medium chopped
Coriander powder-1tsp
Cumin Powder-1tsp
Chole Masala Powder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-2tsp(Adjust to your taste)
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Cumin seeds-1tsp


  1. In a pan heat oil add cumin seeds when they start spluttering, add onion fry till it become transparent.
  2. Add tomato and fry for a while.
  3. Now add ginger garlic paste and fry till it browns
  4. Now add  coriander powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder and fry for a while
  5. Add chole and 2  cups of water
  6. Now add salt, red chilly powder and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Add paneer and cook for another 5-10 minutes or till you get the desired consistency.
  8. Switch off the flame and stir in cream.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with roti or naan

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