Chole masala powder

Chole (chick peas) curry or chole masala are something that i love to eat anytime, chole curry are something that goes well with any rice like jeera rice or ghee rice and even with plain parata, poori’s or chapati.

If you had to get it right, we need to create good recipe for chole masala powder. Here is the best chole masala powder recipe that I learnt from one of my friend.

Ingredients

  1. Cumin seeds 1/2 cup
  2. Fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
  3. Shahi jeera 1tsp
  4. Cloves 1/2 tsp
  5. Star anise 4 to 5
  6. Black peppercorns 1tsp
  7. Green and black cardamom pods 1tsp
  8. Bay leaves 5
  9. Whole red chilli 20
  10. Cinnamon sticks 10
  11. Roasted sesame 1/4 cup
  12. Coriander seeds 1/4 cup
  13. Dried mango powder 1/4 cup
  14. Dried ginger powder 2tsp
  15. Black salt one and half tsp

Method

Heat a pan, and add in one whole spice at a time and roast it in low flame. Take it out in a plate.

Similarly, roast the remaining whole spices one after the another , don’t roast the powder spices.

Then transfer them into mixer grinder along with powder spices and grind them into fine powder.

Store the powder into air tight container and can save for upto 4 months.

Note: black salt can be add while cooking the chole masala also.

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