Chole Paya#SoupSwappers

Chole Paya is tasty dish. It is prepared with mutton trotters. It's a soupy stock recipe made by tenderizing the paya well adding chickpeas and spicy flavors into it.

6 Mutton Paya / Lamb Trotters - cut into pieces
½ Cup Brown Onion/Brista - grind to fine powder
2 Tablespoons Ginger Garlic paste
1½ Teaspoon Salt or to taste
½ Cup Oil
1 Tablespoon Red Chilly powder
1 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
1 Teaspoon Garam Masala powder
1 Cup Yogurt - whisked 
Mixed Whole Spices
2 Cloves
3 Black peppercorns
2 Green Cardamoms
1 Stick Cinnamon 
For The Chole
2 Cups Boiled Chickpeas/Kabuli Chana
1 Teaspoon Ginger garlic 1 tsp
1 Medium Tomato - chopped & blended
1 Medium Onion - chopped & blended
1 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin powder
½ tsp Garam Masala powder
1 Tablespoon Heaped Oil

To Cook The Trotters / Paya
Boil trotters with a teaspoon salt, turmeric , whole mixed spices and 3- 4 cups of water, in a pressure cooker till tender. Strain the stock. 
To Cook The Chole 
Heat a pressure cooker with oil, fry blended onion, tomatoes, ginger garlic, cumin, fry well. Add the chickpeas with a cup water, and cook till chickpeas are tender. Let the cooker cool.
To Make The Chole Paya
Heat oil in a pan, add ginger garlic, with all the seasonings, brown onion, yoghurt, fry well add boil paya /trotters , fry well, add in the stock and cook till gravy thick, then add the cooked chole and all of the stock, bring this to a boil. Cover and reduce the flame to low let this simmer for 10 – 15 minutes or until the the gravy thickens. Switch off the flame add the chopped coriander leaves, green chilies, ginger julienne. Give it a stir and let it sit for 5 minutes.   
Serve hot and Enjoy!!
Labels: Chickpeas, Trotters, Soup, Soup Swappers, Main course, Indian 
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    1. I wish mutton was available here. I'm sure lamb would be good too.

    2. This sounds like a very flavorful, rustic soup.

    3. This sounds like a flavor and nutrition packed soup.