Diet Counselling & Theta Healing Sessions Help You Live, Light & Bright
 
Popular Recipes

 Popular Recipes

   
Most Viewed Recipe
Apple Cinnamon Pie
 
Indian Regional Karnataka
Andhra
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Bengali
Marathi
Gujrati
Rajasthani
Punjabi
South Indian
North Indian
 
 
 
 
 

Featured Recipes

 
Recipe Name: Channa Bathura  
 
Category: Indian Regional Sub Category: Punjabi

 

Prep Time Cook Time Serves
210 mins 60 mins 5
 

 

Ingredients:

For Channa    
Kabuli channa soaked overnight   1 cup
Tomato   1 no
Onions   1 no
Chopped coriander   1½ cup
Ginger grated   1 tsp
Garlic crushed   1 tsp
Lemon(juice extracted)   2 tsp
Oil   1 tbsp
Ghee   1 tbsp
Tea leaves (tied into a pouch in a small piece of clean muslin cloth)   1 tsp
Green chillies slit   4 nos
Bay leaves   2 nos
Sugar   1 tsp
Jeera seeds   1 tsp
Dry masalas  
Red chilli powder   1 tsp
Cinnamon - clove powder   1/2 tsp each
Turmeric powder   1 tsp
Garam masala   1/2 tsp
pepper powder   1/2 tsp
Salt to taste  
For Bhatura  
Plain flour (maida)   2 cups
Curds   2 tbsp
Butter or oil   2 tbsp
Salt to taste  
Milk to knead dough  
Oil to deep fry  
 

Method:

  • Sieve together flour & salt.Add and mix in curds and oil.Add enough milk to knead into a soft pliable dough.Cover with a wet cloth.
  • Keep aside for 3 hours. Make sure the cloth does not dry up, or wet again.
  • Knead dough again. Take fistful of dough. Roll into 1/4"" thick 5"" diameter round. Fry in hot oil.
  • Turning only once. Till very light golden in colour. Repeat for all.
  • Serve hot with hot channa and slices of onions & lemon.

Method for Channa

  • Put the soaked, washed channa in a cooker with enough water, teapouch and bay leaves.
  • Pressure cook till done. (approx. 6-7 whistles). Cool about 5 tbsp. channa for grinding.
  • In a mixie, blend together 1/2 tomato, 1 onion, cooled channa and 1/2 Tbsp. coriander. Keep aside.
  • Chop remaining tomatoes and onions fine.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet.Add jeera seeds to splutter.Add ginger-garlic and fry for a minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, onion and fry till tender.
  • Add channa-paste, fry further 3-4 minutes.
  • Add all dry masala except cinnamon-clove powder.Stir and fry till oil separates. 8.Add drained channa and 2 cups water which was drained from channa.
  • Stir and bring to boil.
  • Simmer for 7-8 minutes till gravy thickens.
  • Take in serving dish.
  • Heat ghee in a small sauce pan.
  • Add the chillies and cinnamon-clove powder.
  • Add chopped coriander and pour hot over the channa.
  • Squeeze lemon over channa.
  • Stir in seasoning gently.
 
Tags:   kabuli channa, tomato, maida, refined flour, fried, snack, high calorieChanna Bathura, channa , oil , add , 1/2 , fry , add , hot , dough , onion , dry , flour , food , powder , cloth , powder , small , leaves , deep , soaked , chillies
 
Suggested Variation
There is no suggested variation for this recipe
 
 
 
channa-bathura
 
 
Nutrition Facts
 
Serving Size   1
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories 522 Calories from Fat 179
% Daily Value'
Total Fat  20 31
Saturated Fat  4.2 22
Trans Fat  0  
Cholesterol  13 4
Sodium  75 3
Total Carbohydrate  72.2 22
Dietary Fiber   9.8 39
Sugars   9.2  
Protein   15
Vitamin A   146   * Vitamin C   0
Calcium   0 * Iron   0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs