The aroma and flavor you get from homemade Pindi chole masala powder beat the chole masala powder packet you buy from the store.
There is joy, and freshness in making your own chole masala powder recipe. Indeed, a freshly-ground batch of chole masala powder will beat any commercial brand hands down.
So it is important to mix a variety of spices to get the taste right. The pomegranate seeds and the flavor of the black salt, which is in Pindi chole masala are important ingredients.
Each family has its own favorite recipe. But oftentimes, when we make this dish at home, it might not taste like find in restaurants or street vendors. This is an awesome and spicy Pindi chana Masala recipe that is made for Indian taste buds. Pindi chole masala is Spicy, rich and buttery – these are all the things that describe the Punjabi cuisine!
Once you make your Pindi chole with this masala, they have a strong aroma and intense flavor, and just a sprinkling is enough to boost your dish. This homemade Pindi chole masala powder is pure, free of adulteration, fresh and made with love! You can make a small or medium batch, depending on how frequently you use it. Store Pindi chole masala powder in an air-tight container.
Steps For how to make Pindi Chana(chole) Masala :
For special Pindi Chole Chana Masala
Whole Spices Ingredients:
- 2 tbsp Jeera
- 3 tbsp Coriander seeds
- 1 tbsp Black peppercorns
- 5 nos Cloves
- 3 nos Bay leaves
- 2-inch Cinnamon stick
- 1 no Chakri Phool (star anise)
- 3 nos Black cardamom.
- 5-6 nos Green cardamom.
- 1 no Mace
- 4-5 nos Whole dry red chillies
- 1 tbsp Kasuri methi
- ¼th tsp Methi seeds
- 3 tbsp Anardana(pomegranate) powder
- 1 tbsp Amchur(dry mango) powder
- 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
- 2 tsp Black salt
Prepare Pindi Chole Chana Masala
To make the chole masala powder, take a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick, Chakri Phool(star anise), black cardamom, green cardamom, mace, bay leaves and whole dry red chilies. Dry roast them on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn aromatic.
In the same pan, add methi seeds, anardana(pomegranate) powder and karuri methi dry roast them on a medium flame for a minute or till they change their color. Transfer to a plate and keep aside to cool.
Transfer to a mixer jar all the dry roasted ingredients and add the red chilli powder, black salt and amchur(dry mango) powder. Mix together all the ingredients and blend in a mixer till smooth.
Store in an air-tight container in a cool and dry place and your Pindi Chole masala powder is ready to use.
When mixed with chole (chickpeas) to make the ever-popular North Indian Chole Bhature, or for other innovative dishes like Punjabi chole Tikki chaat, chole samosa chaat this homemade chole masala powder will add the authentic taste required to make the dish a sure hit! That will surely become very popular amongst your family and friends.
This homemade Pindi chole masala powder is pure, free of adulteration, fresh and made with love!
Add this Pindi Chole Masala Powder to get started with the Pindi Chole Bhature recipe, you can watch our Youtube video which we have prepared. You can make Pindi Chole Bhature step by step.
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