Punjabi Chole | How to make Punjabi Chole

By Rita Arora  |  11th Apr 2016  |  
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About Punjabi Chole Recipe

White peas with whole garam masala and spices.

Punjabi Chole

Ingredients to make Punjabi Chole

  • 1 1/2 cup white chickpeas
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Whole garam masala (1 green cardamom, 1 black cardamom, 2 cloves, 1/2 star anise, 2 bay leaves, 1tsp jeera, 1tsp ajwain)
  • 3 tomato (puree)
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 green chilly
  • salt to taste
  • Black salt 1 tsp
  • Deggi mirch 1 1/2 tsp
  • Home made chana masala powder 3 tbsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped coriander 2 tbsp

How to make Punjabi Chole

  1. Pressure cook the soaked chana for half an hour on low flame.
  2. Home made chana masala: Jeera 2 tbsp, coriander seeds 2 tbsp, pomegranate seeds 2tbsp. Dry roast on low flame and grind into a powder.
  3. Heat oil in a wok, add whole spices, fry on low flame, add tomato ginger paste, chilly powder, chana masala powder and cook till the oil saperates.
  4. Add boiled chole and slit green chilly. Let it boil for 15-20 minutes on low flame.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander and onion rings.

My Tip:

Dry roast the masala on low flame, stirring continuously, otherwise it will burn easily.

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