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Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature Recipe

Happy Monday ! Today’s recipe is ‘Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature’.  Chole bhature is a very popular dish of north India. Every Indian restaurant here in India serves chole bhature. Chole bhature is a delicious dish in which chickpeas are cooked with indian spices and it is served with fluffy deep-fried leavened bread. In this recipe, we are using soda water as leavening agent to soften and lighten dough. This instant bhatura recipe was shared by one of my friend, from that time we prepare our bhatura this way only.

This recipe requires no garlic and onion to prepare chole masala. It is a very easy recipe, someone with very less experience in cooking can prepare it. This chole masala recipe uses very less oil, so even person on diet can try this one.

You can prepare Punjabi chole masala powder at home only, check- Punjabi chole masala recipe to prepare chole masala.

Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature
Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature

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Serves: 6

Duration: 1 hour

Ingredients for Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature

For Punjabi Chole Masala
Chole/Chickpeas500 gms
Tomato for puree5 (medium size)
Curry leaves7-8
Salt as per taste
Red chilli powder2 tsp or as per taste
Punjabi chole masala2 tsp
Soda1/8 tsp
Wateras required
Oil/Ghee4 tbsp
Tea bag1
Coriander leaves (chopped)2 tsp (for garnishing)
Onion for garnishing
Instant Bhature
Maida/All purpose flour750 gms
half cup
Soda water1 small size full bottle
Saltas per taste
Oilfor deep frying
Sugar1 tsp

Procedure for Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature

For Punjabi Chole Masala:
  • Soak chickpeas overnight or for 7-8 hours in sufficient water.
  • Drain water and boil chole/chickpeas with salt, tea bag and soda in a pressure cooker. You can also prepare tea bag at home like me.

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  • Let pressure drop on its own. Remove tea bag from the boiled chole.
  • In the boiled chole, add tomato puree, salt and punjabi chole masala powder.



  • Now prepare a temper, heat oil, add curry leaves and red chilli powder.


  • Temper chole, cook chole for at least 15 minutes. Mash chole and if you want semi dry consistency add water accordingly. Do not cover the cooker.


  • Punjabi chole masala is ready to serve. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.


For bhature:
  • Sieve maida/all purpose flour, sooji, and salt.


  • Add soda water and sugar, mix well.


  • Knead everything well. Prepare a smooth dough.
  • Cover dough with a cloth and keep dough for 15 mins.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan or kadhai.
  • Make balls from the dough and prepare bhature with the help of rolling pins.


  • When the oil is hot enough, place bhatura in the oil. Let bhatura puff.


  • When the bhatura are light golden, remove from oil and keep on a tissue paper to drain excess oil.
  • Make rest of the bhatura this way.
  • Serve the bhatura hot with punjabi chole masala and onion wedges.


14 thoughts on “Punjabi Chole Masala Instant Bhature Recipe

  1. Alisha, you keep opening my eyes to so many interesting foods/recipes I’d never heard of before! Fascinating 🙂

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