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punjabi chole

Chole | how to make chole easy way

Chole made of chick peas is a popular and delicious north indian dish. It pairs well with puri, bhatura or even chapati.

Course lunch, lunch ideas, Main Course
Cuisine north indian
Keyword chickpeas easy way, chole, north indian, punjabi chole
Prep Time 5 hours
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 6 hours
Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup chick pea
  • 3 onion
  • 3 tomato
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 boiled potato
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoon chana masala
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • coriander for garnishing


  1. Soak the chick peas overnight  in sufficient quantity of water.

  2. Cop the onion into chunks.

  3. Make a incision on the tomatoes and put them in hot water. Peel the skin after ten minutes.

  4. Pressure cook the chick peas with a tea bag in them for three whistles.

  5. Take oil in a kadai, add the spices and then add the puree. Saute for sometime, the oil should seperate. Then, mash the potato and add to it and mix well. Now, add the chana masala and chilli powder and continue to saute for two more minutes. Add salt and water to make a gravy.
  6. Once boiled for sometime, then put the chick peas and simmer on low flame for tenmore minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.