Chole Gravy

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Chole Gravy


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :2 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 2 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1 cup soaked white chickpeas(Chole)

  • 1 Onion finely chopped

  • 1 tomato finely chopped

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 inch cinnamon stick

  • 2 cardamom

  • 2- 3 cloves

  • 2-4 black pepper

  • 4 tbsp fresh coconut

  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi

  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste

  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder

  • 1 tsp Garam masala

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  • 3 tbsp oil/ clarified butter

  • Salt to taste

  • Required water

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder


  • In the pressure cooker add soaked chole and little oil cook it for 3-4 whistles or till they soft. donot skip the soaking because it reduce the boiling time.
  • Heat butter in pan, splutter the cumin seeds, add bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, pepper, Curry leaves.. saute on low flame. until they turns aromatic smell.
  • Now add chopped onion stir till they turns light golden brown colour. Then add Ginger garlic paste saute till its raw smell disappears.
  • Now add chopped tomato stir continuously they gets soft and mushy. after cool them completely. and transfer to the blender except bayleaf.
  • In the same blender add crushed kasturi methi, chopped coriander leaves, grated coconut and required little water grind it to smooth paste.
  • In the pan heat butter and add grinded mixture to it. Saute it well for a minute. Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder,coriander powder, garam masala and salt to taste .
  • Additionally add boiled chole and required water to desire gravy consistency mix well together.
  • Cover and boil it for few minutes.
  • Now garnish with some coriander leaves and serve hot with bhature, or chapati, rice...