Special Amritsari Cholle

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Special Amritsari Cholle


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :8 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 8 Hr 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 500 gms soaked overnight chickpeas

  • 6 nos tea bags

  • 4 nos finely chopped onion

  • 6 nos finely chopped tomato

  • 10 nos black cardamom

  • 4 tsp pomegranate seeds

  • 2 tsp dry mango powder

  • 3 tbsp ginger paste

  • 3 tbsp garlic paste

  • 6 nos green chilli

  • 1 pinch salt as required

  • 4 tbsp ghee

  • 1/2 cups chopped coriander leaves

  • 2 tbsp powdered red chilli

  • 2 tsp powdered turmeric

  • 3 tsp powdered cumin

  • 2 tbsp powdered garam masala powder

  • 4 nos stem removed bay leaf

  • 4 tbsp coriander powder


  • To make this delicious Amritsari Chole at home, you can follow a few simple steps given below. First of all drain the soaked chickpeas (8-10 hours) and rinse well.
  • Drain again and transfer to a deep pan. Add some water, black tea bags and cardamoms.Place over medium flame and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes until the chickpeas are soft enough. Drain the chickpeas again, reserving about 2 to 3 cups of water. Discard the tea bags and cardamoms.
  • Combine the pomegranate seeds, mango powder, ginger garlic paste, green chillies, salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder in a blender.Grind all these ingredients together. 
  • Heat ghee in a small frying pan. Saute the onions and bay leaves until onions turn golden brown.Add tomatoes and saute well. . .
  • add grind masala now Add this to the chickpeas along with the reserved water
  • Bring to a boil and cook till the gravy has very little water. Garnish with some chopped onions and coriander leaves