Chole bhature

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Chhole bhature
Chole Bhature on the street.jpg
Alternative namesBhatura chana, poori chhola
CourseBreakfast, snack
Region or stateNorthern region of the Indian subcontinent
Associated national cuisineIndia,
Serving temperatureOnions and Indian Pickles
Main ingredientsChickpeas, maida flour
VariationsPaneer bhatura, puri bhaji, chole kulche

Chole bhture (Hindi: छोले भटूरे) is a dish originated initially from eastern Uttar Pradesh in the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. Now this dish is famous invariably in north while having huge following in Punjab. It is a combination of chana masala (spicy white chickpeas) and bhatura, a fried bread made from maida.[1]

Chhole bhature is often eaten as a breakfast dish, sometimes accompanied with lassi. However, it can also be a street food or a complete meal and may be accompanied by, for example, onions, carrot pickle, green chutney and achaar.[2]


  1. ^ Sharma, Samreedhi (March 14, 2007). "Calorie watch: bhatura chole vs Puri bhaji".
  2. ^ "North Indian Cuisine: Recipes, History And The Best Restaurants In Delhi, Nyc And London". 5 July 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2017.