Soak chole overnight,
Take a clean cloth and put tea leaves, cinnamon, cloves, green & black cardamom, bay leaves in it and make a bundle (potli) out of it.
In a pan put soaked chole along with the bundles spices, salt add water and allow this to boil for at least an hour.
Once boiled, add turmeric powder, dhania powder, jeera powder, red chilli powder, pomegranate powder, dried mango powder & kasuri methi powder and keep aside without mixing or stirring.
Heat oil in a pan, saute ajwain, ginger, garlic & green chillies,
Now, pour the mixture over chole.
Add water, pinch of black salt, one Tbsp. tamarind water, salt to taste and cook it over low
Once cooked garnish with chopped coriander.
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