Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala

North Indian Recipe

Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala

North Indian Recipe

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 03 Mar 2014

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15 Hours
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Step 1 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 1

Put some oil in a Kadai (Cheenachatti) and then put the garlic, onion, tomato and ginger and mix it well.

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Step 2 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 2

When the colour of the above ingredients turns into golden, add the red chilli powder , coriander powder and mix it well and put the stove off ,allow to cool the mix for about 10 minutes.

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Step 3 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 3

Make a paste of the above ingredients.

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Step 4 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 4

Keep the Chickpeas in the water for about six hours.

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Step 5 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 5

Wash and cook the Chickpeas in a pressure cooker in medium flame (put the cover of the pressure cooker before lightening the stove).

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Step 6 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 6

Heat oil in a kadai (cheenachatti).

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Step 7 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 7

Fry the Cumin seeds.

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Step 8 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 8

Add the masala paste and mix it for 2-3 minutes.

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Step 9 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 9

Add Garam masala, Salt and Turmeric powder in the mix and stir it well.

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Step 10 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 10

Gravy for Chickpeas masala is ready.

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Step 11 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 11

For getting good taste, smash the cooked Chickpeas as shown in above picture.

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Step 12 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 12

Mix the crushed Chickpeas with the gravy, stir it further and allow to boil for about 10 minutes.

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Step 13 Chole (Chickpeas - White) Masala Recipe

Step 13

Chickpeas Masala is ready and can be served with Poori, Chappathi, Bread, Dosa, Uppuma and Rice etc.

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