Yeast Free Bhature with Chole Recipe

Chole bhature is a dish from the Punjabi cuisine. It is a combination of chana masala (spicy white chickpeas) and bhatura, fried bread made from maida flour (soft wheat). 

Course Street Food
Cuisine Punjabi
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Preeti Garg


For Bhaturas

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Semolina
  • 1/2 Cup Yogurt
  • 2 Tsp. Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Baking Soda
  • Oil for Frying

For Chane Gravy

  • 1 Cup Black Chickpeas Boiled
  • 1 Medium Sized Potato Boiled
  • 1 Tbsp. Ginger Chili Paste
  • 2-3 Green Chilies
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Tbsps. Oil
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to Taste
  • Red Chili Powder to Taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Chana Masala
  • Green coriander Garnishing


  1. Combine flour, salt, baking soda and powder, sugar, and yogurt and mix well. Add some water and knead into soft dough.

  2. Add 1 tbsp oil and knead again and keep aside to set for 15-20 minutes.

  3. Heat the oil in Wok, when oil is hot enough. Divide the dough into equal 6-8 portions and roll each portion and deep fry them till to golden. Drain and keep aside.

  4. Wash and Soak the chanas overnight and boil them in pressure cooker with salt and water till to soft.

  5. Heat the oil in non-stick pan; add cumin seeds, asafoetida and green chilies. Saute for few seconds.

  6. Add ginger chili paste and add coriander powder, chana masala, and red chili powder and mix well.

  7. Add chanas, boiled potato, and stock and mix well. Cook the curry till to thick and tender. 

  8. Garnish with coriander and serve with bhaturas.