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 ...........

Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

46 Comments

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  1. Bhatura looks yummy !! my all time fav

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  2. 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/)

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

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  4. nice combo channa and puri!!nice presentation..

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  5. 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..

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

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  7. bhatura looks yummyy... looks awesome!!

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

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

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

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  11. Channa Bhatura cant be better than this. Its perfect!

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

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

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

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  15. pls collecr ur award from my blog dear

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  16. Really looks comforting and nice click too.

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

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  18. My all time fav...so so yummmmm

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

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  20. Yum. Yum.
    Love this mouthwatering entry, Aruna.

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  21. Nice combo... looks mouthwatering Aruna.

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

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

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  24. its my fav..ur platter looks yummy..

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

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  26. Aruna,
    Channa bhatura looks really good.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  34. it looks the recipe is perfectly done. excellent

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  35. Great comb dear..Bhatura looks delicious...

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

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

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  38. 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.

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

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

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  41. Please collect your award from my blog

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  42. pls collect ur award from my blog

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

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