Thursday, February 14, 2008


Chole is a very famous North Indian Curry. It is normally savoured with Poori or Chapati. It is one of the easiest curries that can be made even after a whole day of work. Life becomes much easier if you have a can of precooked chick peas / garbanzos


Chick peas - 1 can
Tomatoes - 2
Onion (Large) - 1
Green Chillies - 3
Kasoori Methi powder - 1 tsp
Amchur powder - 1 tsp
Chole Masala powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder
GG Paste - 1 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Shah Jeera - 1/4 tsp

1) Heat 2 tbsp Oil in a pan. Add Onion, Slit Green Chillies, Curry Leaves, Shah jeera, Jeera to the oil. Start frying until onions are translucent.

2) Add GGPaste and fry until raw smell disappears.

3) Add diced tomatoes, Turmeric and salt to the pan and start frying until everything comes together.

4) Take whole can of chickpeas, rinse it thoroughly and add it to tomatos along with all the powders. Add water if required.

5) Keep lid on pan and let the curry cook for 10 more minutes on medium heat.


sailaja said...

Welcome to the food blogging world, CG.

Cool Girl said...

Thank you Sailaja :)