Halwa Puri Chole

Today we are starting with 36th edition of Blogging Marathon. For week 1, I choose to cook "Combo Dishes".
 For day 1, am cooking Puri Halwa and Chole. This is one of the popular and traditional breakfast dish in Pakistan and India. It's a delicious combination of sweet, spicy chickpea curry and crispy puri's.

We need:

For Halwa:
Sooji 1 cup
Sugar 1 cup
Butter / ghee 3 spoons
Water 3 cups
Raisins 10
Cashew 10

For Puri:
Wheat flour 2 cups
Water to make a dough
Salt 1/4 spoon
Oil for deep frying

For Chole:
Chick peas 1 cup
Onion 1 small
Tomato 1 small
Green chili 2
Chana masala / chole masala 1/ 1/2 spoon
Salt to taste
Haldi 1/4spoon
Oil 3 spoons
Cilantro chopped  2 spoons
Roasted cumin powder 1/2 spoon


Add salt to wheat flour  and mix well.
Add enough water to make a dough.
Dough should not be too soft  nor too hard.
Cover with keep aside.

Soak chana over night or for 6 to 7 hrs in water.
Drain water and presser cook.
Heat a cooking pan and add oil.
Now add chopped onion and green chili.
Saute till onions turn light brown and add chopped tomato.
Mix well and add slat, haldi and chole masala.
Mix and cover with lid  and cook till tomatoes are soften.
Now add boiled chana and little water to cook further.
Finally add roasted cumin powder and chopped cilantro.

Heat a sauce pan and add ghee.
Add cashew and raisins.
Fry till light brown and add sooji.
Roast till sooji becomes light brown in color.
Now add sugar and mix well.
Now add water and mix well.
Cover with lid and cook on low flame.
Switch off stove when water is disappeared.

Heat oil in deep frying pan.
Meanwhile make small puries and deep fry in oil.
Serve hot with chole and halwa.

Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for BM 36.


Suma Gandlur said...

Yummy combo there. Though I have never eaten puris with halwa, the combo seems delectable enough to drool. :)

Chef Mireille said...

what a great combo to eat together

Srivalli said...

Yes I have not tasted this combination as well..and always wondered about..my North Indian friends vouch for the awesome taste though..good one..

Harini R said...

This is a classic n traditional combo..love it!!

cookingwithsapana said...

This is one of my fav combo ! Delicious....

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Such a classic combo! Would love to have this for breakfast :)

Saras said...

Awesome combo!! absolutely delicious..

Varada's Kitchen said...

Great combo! Looks delicious!