Smokey Cholay

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-Cooking oil ½ Cup

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 3 medium

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¼ Cup

-Tamatar (Tomato) 2 small

-Safed chanay (Chickpeas) boiled with salt ¼ Cup (soaked overnight)

-Chickpea water ¼ Cup

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tbs

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tbs

-Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 1 tbs

-Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Safed chanay (Chickpeas) 2 Cups (chickpeas are soaked overnight & boiled with salt until done) (reserve chickpea water for later use)

-Chickpea water 2 Cups substitute: 2 cups of water & 2 chicken cube

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1 tbs

-Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



-In a pot,add cooking oil,onion & fry until golden brown & set aside.

-In blender jug,add yogurt,tomato,chickpeas,fried onion,chickpea water & blend well.

-In the same pot,add cumin seeds & mix well.

-Now add blended paste,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes,cover & cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.

-Add ginger garlic paste,pink salt,red chilli powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add chickpeas & mix well.

-Add chickpeas water (2 Cups),mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add green chillies,fresh coriander,cover & cook on medium flame for 8-10 minutes.

-Give coal smoke for 2 minutes.

-Garnish with fresh coriander & serve with palak puri.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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