Amritsari Chola Kulcha Chaat
Delicious & Healthy Indian Street Food! Super easy & quick to make!
Chola recipe
  • 1 cup dried white peas ( you can easily find them in any indian store. They are also known as matar dried, matara or Vatana)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh green chillies, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp tamarind paste
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp roasted coriander powder
  • 1 Tbsp roasted cumin powder
Kulcha recipe
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 3 Tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup fat free yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt to taste
Red onions
  • 1 red onion, sliced in half moon shape
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of ½ lime
Chola recipe
  1. Soak peas overnight (optional but preferred). Place the peas in a pressure cooking and add 2-2.5 cups water to it. Add 1tbsp chopped ginger, 1 Tbsp chopped green chili and salt to it. Cook it for around 12-15 minutes if peas were soaked overnight or you might need to pressure cook for 30 minutes or until cooked. Make sure it doesn't get dry. If you feel, after 15 minutes turn off the heat. Once the steam escapes, open the lid and add more water. Continue again until cooked.
  2. To the cooked peas, add salt to taste, lime juice, tamarind paste, sugar, green chilies, ginger and black pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning,
Kulcha Recipe
  1. Add all the dry ingredients in a bowl. To it add all the wet ingredients. Knead the dough in a floured surface until smooth. Cover and let it rest for an hour or more.
  2. Break into small balls. Roll one ball at a time. Place a little oil on a hot skillet. Lay the rolled out kulcha and let it cook on medium-high for few minutes. Coat the top side with some oil and flip. Cook for another few minutes. Serve hot with chola and red onions.
Red Onions
  1. In a bowl, add sliced red onions, juice of ½ a lime and salt.
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