Punjabi Chole - Punjabi

Prep Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Yield: 3 loaf
Cuisine: punjabi
Type : VEG

About Recipe

Chickpeas are full of protein and its preparation is quite easy. Chole with chapatti is quite yummy. Chole cooked with traditional Indian spices can be a great combination with basmati rice also.


  • 1 cup of chickpeas soaked, boiled
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ¾ teaspoon of dried mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon of cumin powder
  • ¾ teaspoon of coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon of garam masala ( a combination of cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and black pepper)
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon of creme for garnishing
  • ½ cup of tomato paste
  • ½ cup of onion paste
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee
  • Oil for cooking.


  1. Heat oil in a kadhai and add tomato, onion paste to it. Add the ginger garlic paste and then stir for some time.
  2. The chicken peas should be soaked and boiled with turmeric powder and salt.
  3. Add the chick peas to it and cook for some time till it becomes soft.
  4. Prepare a mix of-salt, red chili powder, mango powder, cumin, coriander and red chili powder half cup of water.
  5. Add the paste to the chick peas and stir them.
  6. Water should be added time to time and care should be taken so that the content in the kadhai should not burn out.
  7. The garam masala should be tempered with 1 teaspoon ghee and then the content added with the chick peas. Stir well.
  8. Garnish with creme of milk and then it’s ready to serve.
Enjoy the chole meal with chapatti or rice. Your heart will definitely say 'balle balle'.