Punjabi Chole

Presenting the very ultimate punjabi chole recipe. The recipe is easy to follow and make. Learn how to make Punjabi chole.

Chickpeas 1 cup
Onions 2
Potatoes 2
Tomatoes 2
Coriander and cumin powder 2 tbsp
Chilli powder 2 tbsp
Mango powder 1 tbsp
Garam masala 1 tbsp
Soda bi-carb 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
Ghee 3 tsp
Salt to taste
Slices of tomatoes and ginger, chopped coriander
a few whole green chillies for decoration
How to make punjabi chole:

  • Chop the onions.
  • Soak the chickpeas for at least 6 hours.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of soda bi-carb and cook in a pressure cooker.
  • Cut the potatoes and tomatoes into big pieces.
  • Heat the ghee in a vessel and fry the potatoes until soft.
  • Remove the potatoes, in the same ghee, add the onions and cook for a little time
  • Add the cumin-coriander and chilli powders and fry again.
  • Add the boiled chickpeas and salt.
  • After 5 minutes, add the garam masala, mango and black pepper powders and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Decorate with coriander, chillies and slices of tomatoes and ginger.
  • Serve hot with bhaturas or puris.