Chole bhature

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Chole bhature
Chana masala.jpg, Bhatura.jpg
Bhatura served with chole
Alternative names Chana bhatura,Chola poori
Course Breakfast, snack
Place of origin India
Main ingredients Chickpeas, maida flour
Variations paneer bhatura, Puri Bhaji
Cookbook:Chole bhature  Chole bhature

Chole bhature (Hindi: छोले भटूरे, Punjabi: ਛੋਲੇ ਭਟੂਰੇ), is a combination of chole (spicy chick peas) and fried bread called bhatoora (made of maida flour).[1]

Serving methods[edit]

It is a heavy breakfast which is generally accompanied with lassi. Chole bhature are served with onions, carrot pickle, green chutney and achaar. Chole Bhature is a breakfast invented in Delhi post partition and now a days, it is popular breakfast around north-west India and other parts of the Country.


There are different varieties of bhature available such as aloo bhatura (bhatura filled with boiled potato), paneer bhatura (bhatura filled with cottage cheese) etc.


  1. ^ Sharma, Samreedhi (March 14, 2007). "Calorie watch: Chole bhature vs Puri bhaji".