Aloo Chole | How to make Aloo Chole

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ByDeviyani Srivastava
Created on 18th Dec 2015
  • Aloo Chole, How to make Aloo Chole

About Aloo Chole

A simple punjadi side dish, well loved by everyone at home.

Aloo Chole, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Aloo Chole is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Aloo Chole has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Deviyani Srivastava is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Aloo Chole, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Aloo Chole. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Deviyani Srivastava. The recipe of Aloo Choleis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Aloo Chole is 30 minute. This recipe of Aloo Chole is perfect to serve 4. Aloo Chole is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time40mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People

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Aloo Chole

Ingredients to make Aloo Chole

  • Chickpeas 1 1/2 cups
  • Potatoes 2
  • Cumin 2 tsp
  • Green chillies slit 2 - 4
  • Ginger Garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 or 1/2 tsp
  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 tsp
  • Pomegranate seeds (anardana) 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes 2 medium
  • Salt to taste

How to make Aloo Chole

  1. Wash and soak chickpeas in water overnight. Boil potatoes, peel and cut cubes of 1/2 inch sizes.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, amchur powder, chopped tomatoes, one cup of vegetable stock or water and stir.
  3. In another frying pan heat some oil for frying, add potatoes and shallow fry till golden. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Add boiled chickpeas to the masala mix. Cook on high heat. Roast the cumin seeds and anardana and crush. Add fried potatoes to the chole and mix.
  5. Add in the crushed masala, garam masala and mix. Add in water if required.
  6. Adjust the seasoning in the chole and simmer for few minutes. Serve hot.

Reviews for Aloo Chole (3)

Cecilia CM4 months ago
Love it! My colleagues did too. Will always cook this.
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Vaishali Sankhayan7 months ago
You forgot to mention about what is to be done with the tomatoes.
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Ruchira Hoon2 years ago
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