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Punjabi Chole

Punjabi Chole


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 420

Cook Time : 55

Total Time : 475


Serves 4

  • Chick Peas Soaked-500 g

  • Onion-4-5

  • Tomato -4

  • Ginger-garlic Paste-2tbsp

  • Dry Amla-2tbsp

  • Black Cardamom -2

  • Bay leaf -2

  • Cumin Seeds -1tbsp

  • Carom Seeds -1tbsp

  • Kashmiri Chilli Powder -1tbsp

  • Red Chilli Powder -1tbsp

  • Dry Mango Powder -1tbsp

  • Coriander Powder -2tbsp

  • Garam Masala Powder -1tbsp

  • Baking Soda -1 pinch

  • Coriander leaves -2tbsp

  • Salt as per taste

  • Cooking Oil


  • 01

    Soak the chick peas for 6-7 hours. After 6-7 hours, wash it and add it in a pressure-cooker along with dry amla, baking soda, salt, black cardamom and water. Add water upto 1 inch above the chick peas in the pressure cooker. Cook it for 2 whistle on high flame and then cook it for 15 min on low flame and then switch off the flame.

  • 02

    Grind the ginger and garlic and make paste of it. Also grind tomatoes and make a puree of it.

  • 03

    Heat oil in a kadhai, add bay leaf, cumin seeds and carom seeds into it, saute it for few seconds and then add sliced onions into it, cook till it become little brown, then add ginger-garlic paste into it, saute it for 1 minute and then add all the dry masalas and salt as needed into it. Cook it on low flame and then add tomato puree into it, cook it well on low-medium flame til the oil separate on the sides from the masalas.

  • 04

    Then add cooked chick peas along with its water and add add 1 cup of water if needed into it, mix it and then cook it on medium flame for 5 minutes by covering it with a lid. Add chopped coriander leaves into it, mix it and then switch off the flame and serve it.



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Mekhla Rashmi

04 years ago.

Please approve my recipe


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