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Sunday, March 21, 2010

CHANNA BHATURA

Channa Bhatura

Channa Bhatura is an ultimate comfort food and also one of the most popular breakfast in North India.


For Bhatura you need

2 cups of All purpose flour / Maida
1/2 tsp. of baking soda
2 tsp. of semolina/ rava
3 tbsp. of yoghurt
Salt to taste
2 tsp. of ghee.
Oil for frying.

Preparation
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well using sufficient water.

Finally add the ghee and knead it well, until it forms into a soft dough.

Cover  with a wet cloth  and keep aside for 3-4 hrs.

Take a lemon sized ball from the dough , dust it in flour and roll them into a flat and round shaped one.

Heat oil in pan and deep fry them.

Bhathura's are ready to be served....

For Channa  Masala you need

2 cups of chick peas (kabuli channa).

1 big sized onion
2 tomatoes
1tsp. of ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
1 tsp. of chilli powder
1 tsp. of coriander powder
1/2 tsp. of garam masala powder
salt to taste
Coriander and 1 tsp. of lime juice for garnishing

For Seasoning

1 tsp. of aniseed
2 cloves and 1" cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf
Oil
Preparation

Soak the chick peas in water overnight or for 6 hrs.

In a cooker, cook the channa with a pinch of salt. Allow it for 3 - 4 whistles. Drain the excess water and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add all the seasoning ingredients.

Add chopped onions and saute them well until they turn translucent, add the ginger- garlic paste.

Then add the chopped tomatoes and saute them well, until all are well cooked.

Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder , salt and stir them slowly on medium flame.

Now add the drained chick peas with a glass of water and bring it to boil until the gravy thickens.

At the final stage , add the coriander and lemon juice, stir it well.

Channa Masala is ready to be served with Bhatura.............


Delicious Channa Bhathura is ready ...........

46 comments:

Pavithra said...

Bhatura looks yummy !! my all time fav

Jaleela said...

Nice bhatura. aruna

AshKuku said...

They look perfect...Aru!!!!! Beautiful captures of your perfectly prepared channa batura....... Mouthwatering.... I will soak some channa tonight for my relish tomorrow...... HUGS))))

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely click aruna,i used to order this one as its one of my fav,will surely try this one ,thanks for sharing...

Rekha shoban said...

nice combo channa and puri!!nice presentation..

SathyaSridhar said...

Bhatura loooks pufffy n crispyyy ,,looks perfect. Makes me mouthwatering with beautiful snaps,,, wooow,,superb Aruna,,, really delicious n yummmy one.thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep smiling..

Nandini said...

This is one of the dishes I order in restaurants when I want spicy food. This is irresistible and scrumptious!

Hari Chandana said...

bhatura looks yummyy... looks awesome!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

channa bhatura looks simply perfect , everything is there, you just have to pass me the plate so that I can relish it :)

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Bhatura one of my fav.Loved the way u presented...Perfect combination Aruna...All the Best.

Jagruti said...

ohhhhhhhhhh, my tummy started to rumble..;-)) fab and all time fav..

Uma said...

Channa Bhatura cant be better than this. Its perfect!

Deepa G Joshi said...

hey this looks so inviting..yummy platter..perfect..

Nithu Bala said...

Bhatura is too delicious..cute click too..yummy combo..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nice click of bhatura Aruna!!! Bhatura looks so puffy just like we get in restaurants ....
Deepa
http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/

ganga said...

pls collecr ur award from my blog dear

Anncoo said...

Really looks comforting and nice click too.

Soma Pradhan said...

Look svery very delicious..cant resist ..Feel like grabbing the plate from pic..

Vrinda said...

My all time fav...so so yummmmm

Madhuri said...

Channa looks perfect and delicious.

Babli said...

Channa bhatura is my favourite. Looks delicious and mouth watering. Thanks for your wonderful recipe.

Suma Gandlur said...

Yum. Yum.
Love this mouthwatering entry, Aruna.

Padma said...

Nice combo... looks mouthwatering Aruna.

Sarah Naveen said...

One of My Fav!!! looks so yummy!!

Priya said...

My all time fav....just want to finish that whole plate...

Suma Rajesh said...

its my fav..ur platter looks yummy..

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy combo..we love this..please do collect ur gift from my blog

Swathi said...

Aruna,
Channa bhatura looks really good.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

I always wanted to try Channa Bathura before and now after seeing it in your post, certainly will and should. It looks awesome!

angee said...

looks yummy yummy.. have to try it sometime..

Preety said...

my all time fav combo..

Sumathi said...

Looks Yummy.. Thanks for visiting my blog.. You have a cool space..

Gita said...

This is my favorite...yours pictures looks so inviting and awesome :)

women-wisdom.com said...

Its yummy. Wanna to much. The presentation is also perfect. Can I have one more plate?

PriyaRaj said...

Never tried bhatura before ...will try & let u know dear ..nice click

jeyashrisuresh said...

looks very yummy.always had batura in restaurents.will soon give a try at home

Krishnaveni said...

it looks the recipe is perfectly done. excellent

Tina said...

Great comb dear..Bhatura looks delicious...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Love this a lot! But never make as my hubby doesnt like channa :(

Divya Kudua said...

One of my favorite Chaat foods..I'm drooling!!

San!!! said...

Wow they are fluffy n iam feeling hungry now.I need that platter,will you pls pass them? I could not take my eyes off from them.

J said...

my family fav.. brings amile to my hubby face always:))

Malar Gandhi said...

Look awesome,picture makes me very hungry...I am planning to knock your door, real quick, he he...

Krishnaveni said...

Please collect your award from my blog

PriyaRaj said...

pls collect ur award from my blog

Supriya Nair said...

Very yummy yummy delights...love the chole and Bature...the pics are so tempting.