Chole Masala | How to make Chole Masala

By Abhilasha Gupta  |  9th May 2018  |  
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Chole Masalaby Abhilasha Gupta
  • Prep Time

    8

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    25

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

15

1

About Chole Masala Recipe

Chole Masala is very popular dish. Serve with bhature or pulaw. Very authentic recipe of punjab. You can make in lunch or dinner.

Chole Masala

Ingredients to make Chole Masala

  • 250 gms chole
  • bay leaves 2
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Dal chini 2
  • 2 tsp green corriander
  • 1 tsp kashmiri mirch
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp corriender powder
  • 1/2 turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp chole masala
  • 2 tbsp garlic ginger paste
  • 2 tomato puree
  • 2 big onions
  • Laung 5
  • Green cardamom 2
  • Black peppercorns
  • Shah jeera

How to make Chole Masala

  1. SOAK 250 GMS CHICKPEAS FOR 7-8 HOURS
  2. PUT THEM IN A PRESSURE COOKER, ADD 4 CUPS WATER
  3. ADD SALT TO TASTE, PRESSURE COOK UPTO 6-7 WHISTLES
  4. THE CHICKPEAS SHOULD BE COOKED TILL THEY ARE SOFT LIKE THIS
  5. HEAT 2 TBSP OIL, ADD ALL THE WHOLE SPICES
  6. ADD THE PASTE OF 2 ONIONS, SAUTE
  7. ADD 2 TBSP GINGER-GARLIC PASTE, SAUTE TILL GOLDEN BROWN
  8. ADD 1/2 TSP TURMERIC POWDER, 2 TSP CORIANDER POWDER, 1 TSP RED CHILLI POWDER
  9. ADD 1 TSP CHANA MASALA, 1 TSP KASHMIRI MIRCH POWDER, 1 TSP AMCHUR POWDER, SAUTE ON LOW MEDIUM HEAT
  10. ADD THE PUREE OF 2 TOMATOES, SAUTE TILL THE MASALA LEAVES OIL
  11. ADD THE BOILED CHICKPEAS, MIX IN WITH THE MASALA
  12. COVER & COOK FOR 5 MINS
  13. ADD 4 CUPS WATER
  14. ADD SALT TO TASTE, SIMMER FOR 2-3 MINS
  15. TAKE OFF HEAT, GARNISH WITH 2 TBSP CHOPPED FRESH CORIANDER
  16. SERVE HOT

Reviews for Chole Masala (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

It goes well with bhature.
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