Chole a la Easy

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Total Time:
3-4 hours
Serves:8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Kabuli Channa
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1/2 cup - Tomato sauce
  • 1 - tomato, medium, chopped
  • 1 - big Cardamom (elaichi)
  • 5 sprigs - coriander, chopped for garnishing
  • 1 small piece - Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 1/2 - onion, medium, chopped
  • a pinch of Hing
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric (haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp - Chole masala
  • 1 tsp - Dhania powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Lemon juice (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 5 - Cloves
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make Chole a la Easy

  • Soak 2 cups of channa in 4 cups of water for at least 3 hours.
  • Pressure cook channa after adding water, salt, big elaichi, cloves, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, onion, and tomato.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles, reduce the flame, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a separate medium-sized, non-stick pan. Add hing and haldi.
  • Add tomato sauce, mix well, and saute until the oil starts to separate.
  • Add garam masala, chole masala, dhania powder, and red chilli powder; mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add cooked channa (with the water) to the pan and mix well.
  • Boil till you get a thick gravy. Add lemon juice and adjust salt, chilli powder, and chole masala to taste.
  • Garnish with coriander.