Paneer Chhole Bhature Recipe:

Paneer Chhole Bhature is a mouth-watering North Indian delicacy that is enjoyed by people of all ages. It is a popular street food and is also commonly prepared in households. The recipe is fairly easy to make and can be whipped up in just a few steps.

Ingredients:For Bhature:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • Water, as needed

For Chhole:

  • 2 cups chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup paneer, cubed
  • Coriander leaves, for garnish


  1. To make the Bhature, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and oil in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add the yogurt and mix well. Gradually add water to the mixture, mixing until a soft dough is formed.
  3. Knead the dough for a few minutes until it becomes smooth and pliable. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  4. To make the Chhole, heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  5. Add chopped onions and green chilies and sauté until the onions become translucent.
  6. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  7. Add chopped tomatoes and sauté until they become soft and mushy.
  8. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, and salt. Mix well.
  9. Add soaked chickpeas and enough water to cover the chickpeas. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook until the chickpeas are tender.
  10. Once the chickpeas are cooked, add paneer cubes and simmer for a few minutes.
  11. To make the Bhature, divide the dough into small balls. Roll out each ball into a circle.
  12. Heat oil in a deep pan. Once the oil is hot, gently slide the Bhature into the oil and fry until it puffs up and turns golden brown. Repeat with the remaining Bhature.
  13. Serve the Chhole hot, garnished with coriander leaves, along with hot Bhature.

Enjoy the delicious and satisfying Paneer Chhole Bhature with your family and friends!