Punjabi Chhole Recipe

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Main course
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour
Indian Cuisine
Pressure cooker, Pan
Skill Level:

Punjabi Chhole Ingredients

  • 1 cup chickpeas / kabuli chana soaked overnight
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tomato chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • ½  tsp red chili powder
  • ½  tsp coriander / dhania powder
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp of chopped coriander leaves

Preparation Method for Punjabi Chhole Recipe

The procedure of preparing Punjabi chhole is as follows:

  • Pressure cook chickpeas.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions.
  • Fry for a little while and add ginger garlic paste.
  • Once onions turn brown, add coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add chopped tomato and tomato puree and let tomato cook till it gets soft.
  • Now pour  chickpeas into a pan adding more water if required.
  • Add  garam masala powder.
  • Bring the mixture to  boil and mash some chickpeas to thicken the gravy.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Punjabi chhole can be served either with rotis or puris.