Chole (chickpeas) recipe

Mobasir Hassan


Chole is a popular traditional dish made from overnight soaked chickpeas. Chole recipe is having full of spices to make your taste buds want more.


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15 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
  • 3 medium
    pureed onions
  • 5 medium
    pureed tomato
  • 1 tsp
    ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp
    chole masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    red chili powder
  • 1/3 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1 tsp
    coriander powder
  • 2 tsp
    cooking oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp

How to Make Chole (chickpeas) recipe


  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight with enough water.
  2. Next morning drain and
    wash them. Pressure cooked then adding little salt. Cook them for 8 - 10 whistles.
  3. Remove and let the steam pass naturally. Then open the lid and drain then. Keep the water reserved to use in gravy.
  4. Heat oil in a skillet and fry the onion till light brown.
  5. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes off.
  6. Add the pureed tomato and cook for 7 - 8 minutes. Then add the spices, salt and boiled chickpeas.
  7. Cook them for 10 minutes till the gravy thicken. Remove and serve hot.
  8. You can read the step by step video instructions for the recipe from

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About Chole (chickpeas) recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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