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Chola Bhature, Finger licking food of the north Indians!!!

A classic food taken and mostly served with halwas/jalebis !!!

Chola Bhatura is a yummy Northwestern Indian dish from the province of Punjab.It contains chola (chickpeas/Bengal gram) in a hot curry combined with bhatura(leavened southern style level bread of maida/universally handy flour).It makes the entire supper and is by and large served alongside some pickle and onion plate of mixed greens prepared with lime juice and salt.Though it is typically filled in as a morning meal yet can be eaten whenever of the day.

Enjoy morning breakfast with chola bhatura & halwa | insectsightchola-bhatura-with-halwa

It is also Known as “Halwa Puri” , it is a mix of chana masala (fiery white chickpeas) and bhatura/Puri, a singed bread produced using maida.There is a particular Punjabi variation of the dish. The dish is additionally famous in Pakistan as a morning meal dinner. The significant contrast in Chole Bhature and Halwa Puri is that Halwa Puri is served also with Halwa.

Chhole bhature is frequently had as a morning meal dish, at times went with lassi. It can likewise be road food or a total supper and might be went with onions, salted carrots, green chutney or achaar.

The dish comprises of poori/Bhature bread with chana masala or Bhaaji alongside halwa. It is prominently well known in Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine.


Mostly Delhi wala’s take chole bhatura with jalebi for breakfast!!!

Delhi has got a special place for chole bhature in its heart; there are multiple locations in Delhi where you can savour this delight to your heart’s content. 

The food began in the Northern districts of the Indian subcontinent, basically in Uttar Pradesh. The dish is likewise well known in the Terai area of swamp Nepal, particularly in the Madheshi people group. It is filled in as prasada by Hindus and Sikhs in the Indian conditions of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh. Halwa Poori is eaten consistently, however it is normally a piece of breakfast and early lunch.

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For gravy base
  • 1 1/2 cup chickpeas/white chana
  • 2 tsp black tea leaves / 2-3 tea bags
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes pureed
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder or as per the heat you want
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee /oil
For chana masala
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 4 green cardamom
  • 8 cloves
  • 8 allspice/kabab chini
  • 1″ cinnamon stick
  • 1- 11/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 of whole nutmeg( jaiphal)
  • 2 tbsp kasuri methi dry
  • 1 tbsp dry mango powder/amchur

Best places for chola bhatura in delhi….

1.Sita Ram Diwan Chand -Chole Bhature

Sita Ram in Paharganj, Delhi does an exceptionally delicious plate of chole bhature. Serving since 1950, the legendary place sells one full plate of chole bhature, which contains two bhaturas and a bowl of chole. The dish is served along with a special aloo sabzi made with diced potatoes and an eclectic mix of spices. Their paneer-stuffed bhaturas are something you wouldn’t want to miss!!!

Location:2246, Near Imperial Cinema, Paharganj, New Delhi.

The price is cheap !!!



2.Nagpal Di Hatti

Talk about chole bhature in East Delhi and Nagpal Di Hatti will come to your rescue. Chole prepared in a host of spices along with piping hot bhaturas, are a sheer treat for your taste buds. If you still haven’t been here, make a note!!!@

Location: 131, Budhh Bazar, Veer Savarkar Market, Gandhinagar, Near Geeta Colony, New Delhi.




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