Aloo chole

Aloo chole is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Serves 4
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1 cup - uncooked Channa

1 - potato, medium size

3 tbsp - oil

2 cups - onions, chopped

3 - tomatoes, medium size


3 Cloves - Garlic

1 tbsp - cashews

1 tsp - coriander powder

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

1/2 tsp - chilli powder

1.5 tsp - Channa masala

1 tsp - Kitchen king masala


Chopped Coriander leaves

1 - Lime


  1. Soak channa for 5-6 hours and pressure cook till done. Boil potatoes and mash it. Heat oil in a pan, fry onions until golden brown.
  2. Grind tomatoes, garlic, ginger, cashews.
  3. Add the ground puree to the onions.
  4. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, kitchen king masala and channa masala.
  5. Let the mixture boil on low flame until oil floats on top. (approximately takes half an hour to 45 minutes).
  6. Add mashed potatoes and cooked channa.
  7. Boil for 5 more minutes.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and raw onions.
  9. Squeeze lime, if needed.
  10. Serve aloo chole with naan, roti or even toasted burger buns or bread.
  11. Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen

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