Chole bhature

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Chole bhature
Chola bhatura.jpg
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 (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 nowadays, it is popular breakfast around north-west India and other parts of the Country.

Variations[edit]

There are different varieties of bhature available such as aloo bhatura (bhatura filled with boiled potato), paneer bhatura (bhatura filled with cottage cheese) etc.The accompaniment is a variety of chick peas quite different from what is served with Kulcha, Naan or Chawal. Amritsari Chholey IS NOT a standard accompaniment with Bhature. On the other hand the usual accompaniment is a relatively dry preparation called "Pindi Chana".

References[edit]

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