Punjabi Chole | How to make Punjabi Chole

By Mudita Bagla  |  2nd Feb 2016  |  
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About Punjabi Chole Recipe

Punjab di shaan. Here is my recipe of punjabi chole cooked with a desi tadka to it.

Punjabi Chole

Ingredients to make Punjabi Chole

  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 4 large onions
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Chole masala
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp amchur powder
  • oil for cooking
  • salt to taste

How to make Punjabi Chole

  1. Soak the chickpeas in a bowl of water for 3-4 hours.
  2. Rinse the soaked chickpeas and pressure cook till it becomes tender.
  3. Put tomatoes, onions, green chillies, ginger and garlic in a blender and make a fine puree.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add the puree and sauté for a few minutes till the oil starts to leave the sides.
  5. Add chole masala, red chilli powder, amchur powder, green chillies and garam masala.
  6. Cook for a while and add water. Add the chickpeas and stir well. Add salt and simmer on a low flame.
  7. Mash a few chickpeas so that the gravy thickens.
  8. Mix well and serve hot.

Reviews for Punjabi Chole (7)

rupali verma3 years ago

Made chole with this recipe today. It is delicious.

Poornima Sharma3 years ago


Manju Paneri4 years ago


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Kanan Rastogi4 years ago

kya chhod masala bazar ka use karna hai ya apna banana hai.aur kaise

Hargun Gill4 years ago


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