Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Chole-Samosa Chaat



Whenever i go out i usually order this chat as it really tastes good, but this time i wanted to try this at home as well and believe me it tasted much more better than the chats served over there..Adding lettuce leaf to it makes it more crunchy and delicious....try this and am sure u ll keep doing this whenever there are guests at home and they ll definitely appreciate your efforts....surely a worth trying one!!!

Ingredients

6-7 Samosa(For recipe pls check out my earlier posts)

For chole

2 cup Chickpeas(chana)

1 onion sliced

4 tbsp tomato puree

8-10 flakes of garlic

1 tsp chopped ginger

2 slit green chilli

3 tbsp tomato ketchup

1 green cardamom

3 cloves

1 " cinnamon stick

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp hing powder

1 tbsp crushed kasoori methi

1 tsp garam masala powder

1 tsp chana masala

a pinch of red food colour

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil

Other ingredients

1 cup finely sliced lettuce leaf

1 cup finely chopped coriander leaves

2 onions finely chopped

Method

  • Wash & Soak chickpea overnight, then drain it and pressure cook it with water till done and then keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, add sliced onion,garlic,ginger and fry well till the onion is brown in colour
  • Then add green chilli,tomato ketchup and fry well for 2-3 minutes and add tomato puree and fry till it gives out a nice aroma, switch off the gas and allow it to cool
  • Grind this along with green cardamom, cinnamon,cloves with little water to a fine smooth paste
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add cumin seeds,hing powder and when it starts to crackle add the paste and fry till it leaves oil 
  • Now add kasoori methi,garam masala powder,red food colour,chana masala and fry for 1-2 minutes
  • Add salt,cooked chickpeas,coriander leaves and little water and allow it to boil till the gravy is semi-thick and then take it out in a bowl and keep aside

  • In a serving dish,spread the lettuce then put samosa put the chana over itand then add onion, coriander leaves,garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately

( U can use ready made samosa also if u want to make it quickly)