Punjabi chole masala | How to make Punjabi chole masala

By Deepika Chauhan  |  23rd Apr 2016  |  
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About Punjabi chole masala Recipe

I am inspired to cook it from one recipe book as well as Tarla Dalal's recipe.

The delicious and mouthwatering Punjabi chole masala is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Punjabi chole masala is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Punjabi chole masala. Deepika Chauhan shared Punjabi chole masala recipe which can serve 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Punjabi chole masala. Try this delicious Punjabi chole masala recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Deepika Chauhan of Punjabi chole masala by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Punjabi chole masala can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Punjabi chole masala with other users

Punjabi chole masala

Ingredients to make Punjabi chole masala

  • For pressure cooking:
  • 2 cup dried chickpeas
  • 2 cup water
  • 2-3 dried amla
  • salt to taste
  • For masala gravy:
  • onion - 1 medium sized, chopped finely
  • tomato-1 medium sized, chopped finely
  • 2-3 garlic cloves+1 small ginger=garlic ginger paste
  • asafoetida- 1/4 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • coriander powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • cumin powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Punjabi chole masala- 2 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • 2 black cardamoms/elaichi
  • 4 peppercorns/sabut kali mirch
  • 1 cloves/lavang
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp amchur masala
  • For garnishing:
  • Chopped coriander leaves

How to make Punjabi chole masala

  1. Rinse and soak the chickpeas in enough water overnight. (Add enough amount of water.) Traditionally dried amla are added for the dark color.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add the chole along with the dried amla. Add water in it along with salt. Pressure cook it for 20 minutes. (Once it has boiled, remove the amla pieces from it.)
  3. Add oil on a medium heat in a pan, add the asafoetida, black cardamoms, peppercorn, cloves, add the garlic-ginger paste, dry red chillies in it and saute well.
  4. Then add chopped onion and saute it. Next add chopped tomato and cook till it gets cooked well.
  5. Add turmeric powder ,chilli powder, cumin powder, aamchur powder, garam masala, punjabi chole masala and salt to taste in it. Mix it well.
  6. Add the water which was used to boil the chickpeas and cook it for sometime.
  7. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve this Punjabi chole with kulchas, bhaturas, pooris, rotis, along with sliced onions, tomatoes and lime.

Reviews for Punjabi chole masala (7)

Aayush Kansara2 months ago


karthika va year ago

I tried it today mrng.... ur recipe is super....it tastes good.... loved it
Aayush Kansara
2 months ago
plzz can u make and take a video of it and sent to me plzz this is my whatsapp no. 8850179408... plzz take a video and sent mr plz

Sarmistha Purkayasthaa year ago


lohia amit2 years ago


Nisha Halwasiya2 years ago

superb chole

g s2 years ago

hi.. I liked ur recipes a lot.do u have a website?

monika sharma2 years ago