Chole Recipe

Chole Recipe
Cooking Time :30-45 mins
Servings :3-4
Level :Medium
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  • 1 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 2 onions
  • 2 tablespoon red chili (lal mirch) powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon. soda bi-carbonate
  • 1 tablespoon dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 tablespoon coriander (dhania)- cumin (jeera) powder
  • 1 cup chick peas (kabuli chana)
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable fat (ghee)
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • salt (namak) to taste
  • 2 potatoes



  • Soak the chana for at least six hours and then drain.
  • Cut the onions.
  • Chop the potatoes into quarters.
  • Wash and quarter two tomatoes and make slices of the remaining.
  • Peel and make juliennes of the ginger.
  • Wash and slit the green chilies.
  • Mix in water and 1/2 teaspoon of soda bi-carbonate to the chana and stir fry in a pressure cooker till done.
  • Take care the chanas do not get mashed.
  • Heat up the clarified butter (ghee)in a vessel and fry the potatoes until soft.
  • Drain in the same ghee, mix in the onions and stir fry till pink.
  • Mix in the dhania-jeera powder and red chili powder and fry again.
  • Mix in the boiled chanas and salt.
  • After five minutes, mix in the garam masala powder, amchur powder and black pepper powder and stir fry for two minutes.
  • Mix in the potatoes and tomatoes and stir fry for another two minutes.
  • Decorate with cut coriander (dhania) leaves, slit green chilies, slices of tomatoes and ginger (adrak) juliennes.

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