Chole Masala is my absolute favourite since childhood.
Once I moved into the hostel for graduation and visited home once a week or sometimes in 2 weeks, my mom made them for me along with Bhaturas each time. May be My Legume Love Affair started back then.
I never got bored of eating them once a week. Even now when I manage to visit her once in 2 years, atleast twice during the stay, my mother cooks this special recipe of her.
I call this special recipe as it is not usual gravy of loads of tomatoes, onions etc. The gravy is little and thick. It is especially delectable with Bhaturas. She doesn’t use regular Chole Masala to cook but make her own spice mix.
She uses a special ingredient to give the taste and lend this absolutely gorgeous awesome dark color to them. I love the aroma, the freshness of roasting spices. Nothing can beat it. Read on for getting the secret ingredient.
This trip home, my mom had a menu set with my favorites. This was the first dish she made. This one is for my mother and all the childhood memories!
Yes, you got it right – the secret ingredient is Dry Pomegranate Seeds or Anardana. It gives this dish a beautiful flavor, color and taste. Try this out and let me know what do you think of this secret ingredient.
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