Punjabi Cholle
Learn the recipe for one of the most loved delicacy, Cholle.
Chef Ranveer Brar's Punjabi Chole recipe
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min

Difficulty

- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp desi ghee
  • 1 tsp black cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp green chillies
  • 1/4 cup onions
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes
  • 1 cup soaked chickpeas
  • salt
  • water
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds roasted
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves
  • 1/2 Lemon

HOW TO PREPARE PUNJABI CHOLLE

  1. 1

    Heat oil in a saucepan.
  2. 2

    Melt desi ghee in it.
  3. 3

    Add black cumin seeds ginger garlic paste, and chopped: green chillies, onions, and tomatoes.
  4. 4

    Then comes the soaked chickpeas.
  5. 5

    Now for the spices: red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala are what goes into the mix.
  6. 6

    Pour in tomato paste and water.
  7. 7

    Combine all the ingredients well.
  8. 8

    Place the lid on the saucepan and allow to cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  9. 9

    Sprinkle roasted and crushed coriander seeds, chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  10. 10

    Give it a good stir.
  11. 11

    For the accompaniment/chutney: In a mixing bowl, add tamarind chutney, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes (de seeded), salt, red chilli powder, chopped coriander leaves and oil.
  12. 12

    Mix it well.
  13. 13

    For the plating: Transfer the chole onto a plate, and top it off with the chutney.
  14. 14

    Give the final touches with a dollop of butter and a sprig of coriander.
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