Chole / Chickpea Curry

Dear Friends,

This is an easy recipe for Chole/chickpeas curry which can be enjoyed with roti or rice. You can also make Samosa chat with it.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

Dry Chickpeas – 1 cup
Onion – 1 Big
Garlic – 4-5 cloves
Tomato puree – 1 cup
Oil for cooking
salt to taste

Spices
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Bay leaves – 2
Chana masala / Garam masala powder – 2 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Aamchur powder – 1 tsp

Procedure

1. Soak dry chickpeas for 4-5 hrs and then pressure cook it with salt and 1 tsp oil. Or you can use the chickpea can. I usually mash few chickpeas to make thick gravy.

2. Chop the Onion and garlic in a chopper.

3. Heat the pan, add 2 tbs oil then add cumin seeds and bay leaves. Saute for 30 seconds. Add onion to the pan.
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3. When onion are lightly brown in around 5-6 minutes, add all remaining spices and tomato puree. Cook for few minutes until oil starts separating from the sauce.IMG_4574

4. Add cooked chickpeas and water to adjust the sauce. Cook for 3-4 minutes on a low heat, cover the lid.

5. Serve this spicy chole hot with roti or rice and slice onion soaked with lemon juice on side.
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Try this very easy to cook dish and let me know your comments 🙂

Also let me know if you have any questions regarding the dish.

Thank you for visiting my blog. Until next time!

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