Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas) | How to make Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas)

By Ananya Mohanty  |  22nd Sep 2015  |  
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About Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas) Recipe

This is an amazing low calorie snack that can be spruced up as per one's palate.

Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas)

Ingredients to make Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas)

  • chick peas soaked overnight - 1 Cup
  • Oil to fry (Preferably olive oil)
  • salt to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper - 1 tsp (optional)
  • turmeric - 1 pinch (Optional I added it just for colour)
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Chili powder - 1 tsp (optional)
  • honey/Maple Syrup - 1 & 1/2 tsp (Optional)
  • baking soda - 1 pinch
  • Fresh coriander and lime for garnishing
  • Chat masala - 1 tsp (Optional)

How to make Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas)

  1. Pre heat the oven at 200°C.
  2. Boil the chickpea with salt and baking soda.
  3. Drain and keep aside to dry. Use a towel to dry them.
  4. In a pan, toss in the chickpeas.
  5. Add in all the spices with salt in the last.
  6. Lastly add the lime juice
  7. On a baking tray lay out the chickpea and bake in the pre heated oven for 20 - 30 minutes.
  8. Keep checking as all ovens vary in this aspect.
  9. When done either cool or have warm garnished with fresh corriander.

My Tip:

Tip: You can just use simlpe salt and butter and make it completely spice free.

Reviews for Sweet 'n' Sour baked Chole (Chick peas) (11)

Poonam Kothari2 years ago

I was searching for this recipe thank you Ananya for such an easy recipe

Sucheta Bos2 years ago

Yummy classy one

Harpreet Kaur3 years ago


Bharat Aurangabadkar3 years ago

Please don't heat hone it becomes toxic

Bhavisha Bhatt3 years ago

for 1 cup peas....how much should be oil to toss...I want to try this

Namita Tiwari3 years ago

Hello Ananya, this is a great recipe. I loved the new avatar of chole. I am going to try this for sure. Thanks for sharing :)

trupti hede3 years ago


Premila Nair4 years ago

I tried this out. Came out very well. Thank you for this recipe, Ananya!

Sukhmani Bedi4 years ago


Deviyani Srivastava4 years ago


uzma shouab4 years ago

Hi,Ananya it's nice one and healthy too...

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