Punjabi Chole


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Punjabi chole is a North Indian Punjabi style chickpea preparation with choicest spices and ingredients. The kabuli chana or chole are boiled along with tea leaves tied in a muslin cloth and then cooked in a delicious onion-tomato and ginger-garlic paste based spicy gravy. Serve Punjabi chole with onion rings as garnishing with kulcha or rice.

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  1. Wash kabuli chana and chana dal together in 500 ml water, overnight.
  2. Cook both together in the same water till they become soft.
  3. Heat oil in a pan add the onion, ginger, garlic, chillies and all the spices and stir for 5 mins.
  4. Add the kabuli chana and chana dal alongwith the water.
  5. Add potato, tomato and the lime juice to it. cook till the water evaporates and you get a thick gravy.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander.
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This recipe was contributed by vinodsharma on 23 Jan 2001

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