Punjabi Chole Recipe

Punjabi Chole Recipe

It is so inviting and rich, full of awesome flavors and spicy. This recipe has many names like punjabi chole recipe, easy chole recipe, chole ki recipe, chole chana recipe etc. This is a perfect weekend dish, which I am sharing with you today! Lets see the simple steps involved in making punjabi chole recipe or amritsari chole recipe.

Total Time: 45 Minutes
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Serves: 5

Ingredients

  • Chickpeas (Chole) Cooked – 2 Cups
  • Red Onion, Finely Chopped – 2
  • Tomato Puree – ½ Cup
  • Channa Masala Powder – 2 tablespoon
  • Pomegranate Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – As per taste
  • Red Chili Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chilies, deseeded and slit – As per taste
  • Tamarind Paste – ½ teaspoon
  • Oil – 3 tablespoon
  • Bay Leaf – 4
  • Black Cardamom – 3 to 4
  • Cloves – 5 to 6
  • Anardana / Pomegranate Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Dried Mango Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Brown Sugar Or Regular Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Kasuri Methi – 2 tablespoon
  • Ginger, Julienned – 5 to 6 pieces
  • Black Tea Bags Soaked 3 to 4 Minutes in ½ Cup Steaming Hot Water – 2 Bags
  • Onion Rings – 5 to 6

Directions

  1. In a medium pan heat oil. Add bay leaves, cloves and black cardamom to the oil.
  2. Sauté them for few seconds and add red onions and sauté for 5 minutes or till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add tomato puree, salt, red chili powder and slitted green chilies.
  4. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes, covered.
  5. Add chana masala powder, anardana, sugar, tamarind paste, dried mango powder and mix well.
  6. Remove tea bags and add water to the sauce. Mix well, and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. Add cooked chickpeas, sliced ginger, kasuri methi and mix well. Add some water if needed.
  8. On medium-low heat cook for 20 minutes, covered.
  9. Add sliced onions, and mix well. Cover for 5 minutes (removing from heat).
  10. Amritsari chole recipe is ready to serve.

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