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Chikkar Choolay

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 6
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time: 10 min
Best for: All   Preperation time: 45 min
How to serve: Hot    

Chikkar Choolay recipe by Nazia at PakiRecipes.com.
A very traditional Lahori chickpeas best served with pillau rice or naan.


Keywords: chiker, chikkar, chikar, choley, cholay, punjabi choley

Ingredients
2 cups chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas
1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/4 cup daal masoor
1/4 cup oil
1 medium onionClick to find more about onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon gingerClick to find more about ginger fresh, peeled & chopped
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder (haldiClick to find more about haldi)
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon saltClick to find more about salt
1 teaspoon garam masala
2 tablespoons coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon green chili, finely chopped


Preparation
Wash the chick peas thoroughly to remove dirt.
Then put the chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas and bicarbonate of soda in a large bowl and soak in plenty of water for several hours or overnight.
Place chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas along with soaking water in a heavybased saucepan; add more water, if most of the water is absorbed by the chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas.
Bring the chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas to boil, cover and simmer on low heat for about 40-45 minutes or until the chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas are 3/4 cooked.
Add lentilClick to find more about lentil, stir, bring to boil, cover and simmer until the chickpeasClick to find more about chickpeas are tender but still retain their shape.
This process can be speeded up in a pressure cooker.
Use half the quantity of water. (Follow the manufacturer's instructions for timing.)
Heat the oil in a large saucepan.
Add the finely chopped onions and gingerClick to find more about ginger.
Stirring frequently, fry the mixture for 5-8 minutes until well browned. Add the chili powder, turmericClick to find more about turmeric, ground coriander, saltClick to find more about salt and 34 tablespoons water. Stir fry for another few minutes.
Pour the cooked chick peas and liquid into the onionClick to find more about onion mixture. Stir well to mix all the ingredients and cover with a lid.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until the chick peas have absorbed the sauce.
Transfer the chick peas to a serving dish, sprinkle with the garam masala and the finely chopped fresh coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves.
Serve hot with chapati, naan or rice of your choice.



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