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Punjabi Chole

4 from 1 vote

This dish is made by Punjabis . They serve with Batura. In this dish I have not used onions an garlic. The gravy is made from tomatoes. You can eat with rice if you wish too
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4


  • 1 cup white kabuli channa
  • Salt
  • 1 elachi
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 lavang
  • Few black peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp tea powder
  • 1 ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tsp red chilli pd
  • 1 tsp dhanya pd
  • 1 tsp garam masala pd
  • 1 tsp channa masala pd
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp jeera


  • Soak overnight kabuli channa . Next day pressure cook it for 4to5 whistles while putting to pressure cooker add in a small cloth elachi, cinnamon sticks, lavang, peppercorns,tea powder wrap an tie the cloth tightly so the masalas don't come out
  • In a kadai add oil fry jeera,bay leaf let it crackle then add the masalas red chilli pd,amchoor pd,dhanya pd, channa masala pd, mix well then add the ginger chilli paste an stir for sometime . Then add the grated tomatoes
  • Keep stirring till oil comes out. Then add the channa an stir for sometime then add the garam masala pd,crushed kasturi methi,an chopped coriander leaves an mix well . Then add the channa water an mix well. The gravy should be medium consistency


If you wish to add onions you can add. This can be eaten with bread also . The spices should be added according to taste 

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Jiya Makhija
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