Chole Recipe | How To Make Chole

I share with you Chole recipe. This is spicy, tasty sabji.  Chole is my favourite sabji. Chole is one of the most popular Punjabi recipes which is now liked almost all over India and even abroad. Chole stands for a spicy curry made with chickpeas and Can Chole sabji is eaten with Bhatua, If not Bhatura ready so any parantha or naan roti to eat with also so tasty. Chole with Bhatura seem exceptionally delicious in eating. Chole Bhature is an all time favourite Punjabi dish. Chola with bhatura make in any occasions. Chole also made in small and big dhaba. This dish is available in almost all India. So learn how to make Chole


    • 250 gm Chickpeas (Kabuli Chana)
    • 2 ½ tbsp Cashew Paste (Kaju Paste)
    • ½ cup Onion Chopped (Barik Kate Pyaz)
    • ½ cup Tomato Puree (Tamatar Puree)
    • 1 ½ tsp Garlic Paste (Lahsun Paste)
    • 1 ½ tsp Green Chilli Paste (Hari Mirch Paste)
    • ½ tsp Mango Powder (Amchur Powder)
    • ½ tbsp Garam Masala Powder
    • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder)
    • 1½ tbsp Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch Powder)
    • ½ tbsp Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
    • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves (Hara Dhania)
    • 2 tbsp Oil (Tel)
    • Salt to taste (Namak)
    • Pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)

Whole spices / garam masala

  • 1 small piece Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 3-4 Black Peppercorn
  • By leaf (Tej Patta)
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2-3 Cloves (Laung)

How To Make Chole:

Clean wash and soak Kabuli Chana in water for 8 to 10 hours or overnight. Take a pressure cooker. Put Kabuli chana in a pressure cooker with water, cover and cook for 4 to 5 whistles or more until they are cooked and tender. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Transfer to a bowl.  Heat oil in a pan,  add cumin seeds when seeds start to crackle add by leaf, cinnamon, cloves, asafoetida peppercorn, roast for 1 minute. Add garlic paste and cook it.  Add the chilli paste, onion chopped and cook till onion in brown color. Add the tomato puree cook for 2 to 3 minutes and sauté well. Add the garam masala, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, Salt to taste and saute well. Now add the cashew paste as well.  Cover with lid and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Now add last boiled chickpeas (kabuli chana) and mash some choles with the back of spoon. Add water as consistency required. Add lemon juice. Now cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Add coriander leaves and remove the flame. So ready your Chole. Transfer to a serving bowl.

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