Aloo Chole | How to make Aloo Chole

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By Deviyani 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 deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Aloo Chole by Deviyani Srivastava will definitely help you in its preparation. The Aloo Chole can be prepared within 40 minutes. The time taken for cooking Aloo Chole is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Aloo Chole step by step. The detailed explanation makes Aloo Chole so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Aloo Chole can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Aloo Chole from BetterButter.

  • Prep Time40mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People

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  • Homemade Vegetable Stock

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 CM6 months ago
Love it! My colleagues did too. Will always cook this.
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Vaishali Sankhayan9 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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